Posted: 30 Oct 2009
Date Written: September 8, 2009
William Wang, CEO of VIZIO, Inc., was proud of his company's success in providing affordable flat screen TVs. Since its founding in 2002, VIZIO had grown to over $2 billion in revenue and was one of the top three flat panel TV brands, along with Samsung and Sony. Faced with intensifying price pressure from the industry leaders and an unprecedented economic recession, Wang wondered how VIZIO could best sustain its growth and finance its business.
JEL Classification: A20
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Palepu, Krishna and Kind, Elizabeth A., Vizio, Inc. (September 8, 2009). HBS Case No. 110-024; Harvard Business School Accounting & Management Unit. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1495716