The Bizarre Dahua North American Tour

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jun 18, 2015

Dahua is worth $7 billion USD, more than twice what Canon paid for Axis.

And Dahua generated more than $1 billion USD in revenue in 2014 and nearly $200 million in profits. The only video surveillance manufacturer with greater revenues is their domestic blood rival Hikvision.

Yet, Dahua is struggling terribly expanding in the 'overseas' markets, stumbling with a planned massive American expansion, and flailing with failed channel strategy, while 'solemnly declaring' threats and espionage claims.

Now, Dahua is embarking on a bizarre 'summer tour' in North America. In this note, we break down what is happening and the problems with it.

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