SANDISK EXPANDS RETAIL PRESENCE IN SINGAPORE
SanDisk USB Flash Drives and Memory Cards for Cameras and Mobile Phones Now Available in Giant Hypermarkets, SingPost Shops and NTUC Stores
Singapore, January 24, 2011— SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), the global leader in flash memory cards, today announced that it is expanding its retail presence in Singapore. SanDisk® USB flash drives and flash memory cards for cameras, camcorders and mobile phones are now available in select Giant Hypermarkets, SingPost Shops, VPOST and SAM Machines as well as NTUC outlets at Ang Mo Kio, NEX, Hougang Mall and Jurong Point.
“Our products can now be found in even more convenient locations across Singapore,” said Peter Mah, regional director, north and southeast Asia and ANZ, SanDisk. “Whether shooting photos of a vacation or sharing files for a group project, consumers can rely on SanDisk products.”
SanDisk also appointed Kaira Technologies Pte Ltd as one of its official distributors in Singapore. Kaira will supply SingPost Shops and Giant Hypermarkets with SanDisk’s flash storage products. SanDisk products are currently available through IT and consumer electronics retailers such as Best Denki, Challenger and Harvey Norman. By expanding its retail channels, SanDisk now offers convenient access to its products for consumers in Singapore’s heartlands from Jurong to Hougang.
“We are delighted to work with SanDisk, recognized as the global leader in flash memory cards,” said Rajesh Attal, chief executive officer, Kaira Technologies Pte Ltd. “This relationship allows us to serve our retail channel partners by bringing high-quality SanDisk products to their shelves.”
SanDisk’s flash memory product portfolio includes the SanDisk Extreme® Pro™ CompactFlash® card, which received the 2010 “Best Storage Media” award from the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA). TIPA awards are among the most coveted photo and imaging awards worldwide.
SanDisk also offers microSDHC™ memory cards for mobile phones, featuring up to 32 gigabytes (GB)1 of storage that enables consumers to create, share and enjoy digital content wherever they go. In addition, SanDisk sells a variety of USB flash drives, including the SanDisk Ultra® Backup USB flash drive, which allows consumers to conveniently back up their files with the touch of a button*.