external “Sony’s Bread and Butter? It’s Not Electronics” —NYTimes

sonyelectronicsSony is best known as a maker of consumer electronics, but the company is actually losing money on almost every device it sells. Some analysts are even suggesting that Sony needs to leave most electronics markets altogether.

One of the company’s better-performing businesses is its digital camera arm, but competition is fierce and the electronics business as a whole continues to bleed money as other businesses help keep the company in the black. Want to know what Sony’s most profitable business is right now? Selling insurance in Japan.

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