Conn's Sales Rise
Conn's said this week that its net sales for the most recently completed quarter rose 5.1 percent over the same period last year.
Sales of consumer electronics rose 12.2 percent- buoyed by a 25 percent rise in flat-panel TV sales- while appliance sales slid 8 percent. Strong categories included accessories, tablets and video game consoles, while weaker ones included camcorders, digital cameras and netbooks.
The numbers are for the quarter that ended Jan. 31.