New research from CTA found that the latest round of proposed tariffs could have a drastic impact on the costs of some of the most popular consumer tech items, including smartphones, laptops, and gaming consoles.
The DS Index once again reached a new all-time high confidence score entering June. CE retailers reported strong sales performance and exceptionally high confidence in their ability to drive foot traffic as the summer months get under way.
Market research firm Technavio predicts the wearables market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of around 15 percent between 2019 and 2023.
Riding a three-month confidence growth streak, the DS Index entered May with a record-high confidence score—despite softening sales throughout the industry.
Our annual Top 101 consumer electronics retailers list is now available. Amazon again retained the top spot, but behind them there was a lot of moving and shaking. We highlight some of the key findings.
Dealerscope's annual registry of the top consumer electronics retailers, based on total CE retail sales.
For the second month in a row the DS Index experienced a strong month-over-month improvement in the overall confidence score. April's gains were attributed to coming tax refunds and strong sales performance.
After setting a record low in February, consumer electronics retailers saw their confidence rebound slightly in our March DS Index report.