Hitachi Shows Sony-Led Japan Inc. Losing TVs Raises Profit

Hitachi Shows Sony-Led Japan Inc. Losing TVs Raises Profit

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A man inspects Hitachi Ltd.'s Wooo 01 plasma and liquid crystal display (LCD) television series in Tokyo. Hitachi’s array of industrial products such as construction equipment, software and escalators has made it easier for it to shed TV operations than it would be for rivals.