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Sammy has announced a merger with fashion, leisure and construction biz Cheil Industries, a company in which the tech giant already owns a sizable stake, in a move designed to bolster the South Korean conglomerate as power passes from current leader to probable heir apparent Lee Jae-yong. The combined company (one of South …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Fashion, Lesishre and Construction?

    Welcome to the strange world of the massive South Korean conglomerate.....

    1. Dan 55 Silver badge
      Meh

      Re: Fashion, Lesishre and Construction?

      That explains who did the user interfaces for products like their televisions, tablets, and phones.

    2. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

      Re: Fashion, Lesishre and Construction?

      I hear they also have a sizable Spleling unit.

  2. frank ly

    "... integrated premium lifestyle services ..."

    I need a personal trainer/explainer/translator to help me understand the modern world.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: "... integrated premium lifestyle services ..."

      Well, seems to translate to:

      "expensive load of old bollocks that we can't deliver and you don't need, but you can link to a social media outlet of your choice to publicly show how engaged you are with it, until you finally realize snake oil is alive and well."

    2. Sealand
      WTF?

      Re: "... integrated premium lifestyle services ..."

      BINGO!

      No wait - do I need five words?

    3. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

      Re: "... integrated premium lifestyle services ..."

      It's just a code phrase for "monkey butlers".

  3. armyknife

    Titles are for toffs

    Their consumer electronics don't seem to last much longer than this year's high street fashion items, so a good match based on durability.

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