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CE Week New York – While brick-and-mortar retailers do lose some sales to showrooming, the phenomenon has been largely exaggerated, a CE Week retail panel concluded.
The super session, dubbed “Retailing Business Models,” was held during the CEA Research Summit here yesterday, marking the start of CE Week, and was moderated by TWICE editor-in-chief Steve Smith.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Arlington, Va. - Consumer confidence in technology spending increased in June, while confidence in the broader economy declined, according to the latest figures released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).
Both remain lower year over year, CEA said.
The CEA Index of Consumer Technology Expectations (ICTE), which measures consumer expectations about technology spending, increased 6.2 points in June to 86.5.
CE Week New York — Continued brisk demand for tablets and smartphones and rebounding TV sales, both set against the backdrop of a recovering economy, bode well for the CE industry in the coming years.
That was the view from Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior research director of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), who kicked off the trade group’s day-long Research Summit here yesterday with a
State of the Industry Mid-Year Update.
The CEA summit itself marked the official start of CE Week, which runs through Thursday.
CE Week New York — Tablets will comprise about 80 percent of all computers sold by 2016, according to the Consumer Electronics Association’s (CEA) most recent industry research.
Shawn DuBravac, the CEA’s chief economist and research director, and Jack Cutts, CEA’s business intelligence senior manager, gave this bit of data along with a wide overview of the computer and tablet market at the CEA Research Summit.
CE Week New York – Reports of the death of brick-and-mortar have been greatly exaggerated, a new study presented at yesterday’s Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) Research Summit shows.
Despite the unprecedented growth of online and mobile shopping, physical stores remain the overwhelming channel of choice for consumers when purchasing and even researching electronics devices, CEA industry analysis senior manager Chris Ely indicated.
“People still prefer human interaction,” he said.
Arlington,Va, - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) reports it is forming the Driver Device Interface Working Group to develop industry standards and/or best practices for designing consumer electronics products to help maximize driver safety while using consumer technologies in the car.
CEA’s Portable Handheld and In-Vehicle Electronics Committee approved this group to deal with portable and handheld consumer electronics products, as well as consumer electronics products used in private and commercial vehicles, boats and aircraft.
Arlington, Va. – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is holding its Demo Days campaign for the fourth straight year at retailers nationwide starting this weekend.
ESPN’s news that they plan to discontinue their 3D channel at the end of the year has the tech industry asking, “Is 3D dead?”
3D has ebbed and flowed for 50-plus years and most recently burst back onto the scene with the initial introductions of 3DTVs at the 2009 International CES. With these product introductions at CES, 3D became a home entertainment technology for the first time.
Washington — The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) questioned the methodology of an AAA distracted-driver study and pointed to a competing study that rebuts the AAA’s findings.
Arlington, Va. - The CEA Foundation, a charitable foundation affiliated with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), announced its support of Raising the Floor (RtF) with a grant to support expansion of the RtF Unified Listing to include accessibility-compatible consumer electronic products.
The database will enable consumers to easily identify devices that best meet their accessibility needs. Additionally the information will be openly available to be used by existing databases such as the FCC Accessibility Clearinghouse.