Samsung, is a South Korean conglomerate, easily one of the largest consumer electronics brands in the world and a household name when it comes to a host of household electrical and electronic appliances. Samsung is a chaebol (a business headed by a single individual or a family).
At the start, the company dabbled at a large number of other business, including food processing, insurance, textiles, and even securities along with retail. However, in the 1960’s the company slowly begun its successful journey into manufacturing and selling of electronic products.
Over the next decade or so Samsung also diversified into heavy engineering into industries such as shipbuilding and heavy construction.
Among the current products, Samsung offers an array of LCD TVs, home theatre systems, smartphones, computer systems and security systems (both home and offices). Samsung also offers a range of portable storage devices, memory cards and SSD solutions for laptops and desktop computer systems.