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BLACK FRIDAY WAS BLU

December 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

What with Walmart selling Blu-ray Disc players for $38 on Black Friday, sales of the devices soared 20 percent versus the same day a year ago, even as consumer electronics sales as a whole fell 5.6 percent on the biggest day of the year for retail sales, according to a study by researchers NPD Group […]

JAPAN DISASTERS COULD HIT CONSUMER ELECTRONICS HARD

March 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Sales of consumer-electronics items, including television sets, DVD players, cameras, personal computers, and video-game players are likely to be impacted by the devastating Japanese earthquake and tsunami, Advertising Age observed today (Thursday). The trade publication observed that while the final assembly of those products takes place in other Asian countries, the components are made in […]

LONGTIME L.A. TV RETAILER CALLING IT QUITS

June 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Suggesting that the economy in general and the consumer-electronics business in particular are not making the recovery that some pundits have claimed, a 62-year-old California retail chain that has specialized in low-priced big-screen TV sets is calling it quits. Ken Crane’s, which had already shut down six of its 10 stores in January, said on […]