Despite an uncertain outlook for PC sales, Lenovo has been gaining market share.
The Chinese personal computer maker has nearly overtaken Hewlett-Packard (Fortune 500) as the largest PC manufacturer in the world, according to research firm IDC. ,
While PC sales have been declining worldwide, Lenovo has managed to grow profits by focusing on China and other emerging markets where PC ownership is low.
Lenovo ( has been making ThinkPad laptops since it bought the brand from )IBM (Fortune 500) in 2005. It is also expanding into mobile phones and tablets. ,
The company has headquarters in North Carolina and Hong Kong, but more than 40% of its sales are made in China.
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