Consumer Electronics Industry Snapshot Home Entertainment(Decem
Roberta Lewis, President, Home Entertainment
1) How did 1998's financial turmoil affect your business?
Well, there's no question it did not help our business. Our comparative business was off in July and August 6 percent to 8 percent after 18 months of consecutive comparative sales increases, so I can only assume the financial turmoil brought more than a few consumers down from the clouds a bit to view the realities of tangible security.