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BARGAIN-PRICED TV SETS EQUAL HUGE LOSSES FOR THEIR MAKERS

May 14, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Those bargain prices for big-screen HDTV sets may be wonderful news for worldwide consumers, but they represent devastating losses for their Japanese and Korean manufacturers. Sony and Sharp have already reported record losses primarily attributable to cutthroat competition to unload a glut of inventory of those sets, and now comes Panasonic to report its biggest […]

GLASSES-FREE 3D TV SET TO GO ON SALE NEXT MONDAY

March 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Toshiba’s new glasses-free 3D TV will go on sale at a single department store outlet in London on Monday, ahead of its debut in the U.S. The Japanese manufacturer said in January that it will also become available in the U.S. in the first quarter, but a specific date has not been announced. The 55-inch […]

HDTV SETS LIKELY TO BE HOT HOLIDAY ITEM

November 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Many consumers who have put off buying a big-screen HDTV set in recent years, hoping for an uptick in the economy, have apparently felt that they have waited long enough. According to a study by Marion, Iowa-based Frank N. Magid Associates, 40 percent of consumers say they plan to shop for a new TV set […]

DESPITE BIG HDTV SALES, FEW ARE WATCHING HDTV SHOWS

November 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

High-definition television sets may have been flying off retailers’ shelves for more than two years now, but, according to a study by Nielsen Research, more than 80 percent of viewing is still done in standard definition. Nielsen said that the high percentage can be explained by the fact that just 60 percent of all households […]