Holiday Weekend HDTV Sales Driven By Deals
By: Ryan Lawler
December 1, 2009
As predicted, HDTV sales led demand among consumer electronics from Black Friday through Cyber Monday, with retailers both online and off seeing huge interest from consumers (like me) looking to replace their old teevees over the holiday weekend.
Vizio reported record sales over the week of Black Friday, for instance, with more than 280,000 units sold — representing a 40 percent increase over the previous year. Vizio was hardly alone, however; as the Retrevo CE Demand Index shows, sales of TV sets during the weekend holiday dwarfed demand from last year’s holiday season.
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