The Power of Accessories
Accessories have emerged this year as a powerful boost to overall CE sales as consumers seek to enhance their experience with their favorite gadgets. The Consumer Electronics Association’s latest sales and forecast report predicts accessories sales will reach almost $9 billion with over 317 million accessories units shipped in 2007. If you haven’t seen the report, it’s worth a look.
For the first time ever, the report features a breakdown of accessories shipments for specific product categories such as audio/video, digital imaging, wireless, video games and personal computer products.
CEA represents more than 2,100 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video,mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services sold through consumer channels.