San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
Arlington Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced that Dan Cole, business development VP for the International CES and CEA, was recognized by Expo magazine as an Expo Elite member.
Owned and produced by CEA, the International CES is held annually every January in Las Vegas.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) launched an online contest on Facebook to celebrate the 55th Grammy Awards.
Winners will receive high-performance audio products so they can “hear music as their favorite artists intended,” CEA said.
Arlington, Va. . – Millennials, the generation of consumers currently between the ages of 13 and 31, are not only heavy consumers of electronics products, they also exert considerable influence on others when it comes to buying CE devices.
A new study released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), “Millennials: The New Face of Retail,” examined how Millennials learn and research CE devices, where and why they purchase CE and their influence on others in purchasing CE.
Las Vegas — Despite a decline of 1 percent in 2012, global sales of consumer electronics are expected to rise 4 percent in 2013, to $1.106 trillion, based on joint research by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and GfK Digital World.
Steve Koenig, CEA industry analysis director, cited weakness in the GDPs of major mature markets, including the U.S. and Western Europe in 2012, but said emerging markets, led by such countries as Indonesia and the Philippines, as well as Brazil, Russia and China, will drive overall growth in 2013.
Arlington, Va. — Consumers are seeking HDTVs with the latest built-in features as a growing number of U.S. adults own smart-app-enabled displays, according to new research from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
The study, “Beyond 2D Viewing: Understanding the Demand for Advanced Television Features,” examined whether current built-in television features, such as 3D and Internet-connected applications, are meeting the needs of consumers.
Arlington, Va. — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) launched a new membership category exclusively for startups.
CEA said the special focus on startups is part of its commitment of fostering innovation as a national strategy
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has named Karen Chupka senior VP of International CES and corporate business strategy and named Jim Davin has been named membership VP and Siri Tyler has been promoted to finance VP.
Chupka, who was senior VP of events and conferences, received her new title in recognition of her expanded role in driving CEA’s overall strategic direction while continuing to oversee International CES.
Las Vegas – The IEEE’s International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) will begin on Friday, January 11, the last day of International CES, here.
The ICCE is focusing on human device interaction with consumer electronics devices and will begin on January 11 in the upper North Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center and conclude on Monday, January 14.
Arlington, Va. – Consumer confidence in technology reached a new high in December, according to the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) Index of Consumer Technology Expectations (ICTE).
The ICTE rose 9.3 points this month to 97.3, the highest level since January 2007. It is also up 3.7 points from December 2011.
Shawn DuBravac, CEA’s chief economist and senior director of research, said holiday gift buying is the key to the increase as tech-based gifts are in huge demand this year.