Despite economic uncertainty, the NRF predicts holiday sales will see an increase of up to 4.2 percent over 2018. Chief Economist, Jack Kleinhenz points to job growth and higher wages as two contributing factors to the group's positive outlook.
CEDIA presented its annual market size and scope survey results at CEDIA Expo 2019, revealing emerging opportunities among affordable-home buyers among other industry dynamics
It's not a big shock that this first wave of 5g phones carries a premium price point. But even consumers' expectations for just how much higher they're priced have been exponentially surpassed.
Dealerscope's annual registry of the top consumer electronics retailers, based on total CE retail sales.
Walmart topped the NRF's Top 100 Retailers list for this year, with Amazon following far behind them at No.2. While Walmart's dominance is apparent, it could potentially face some unsuspecting competition from dollar stores.
Though they never actually materialized, the threat of tariffs has had a major impact on TV prices—but not in the way that you'd expect.
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.