Electronics Prominent in Holiday Wish-lists

October 16, 2006

CEAThe Consumer Electronics Association estimates that consumers will spend roughly 21 billion dollars on an assortment electronic device(s) this holiday season. That number is up nearly 27 percent from last year, the CEA predicts consumers will spend $195 on average for CE gifts.

The hot electronic wish-list items among those polled this year were: MP3 players, DVD players/recorders, digital cameras, laptops, PCs, televisions, video game systems, cellular phones, camcorders and HDTV’s. Teens between ages 12 and 17 polled indicated their top three CE wish-list items were MP3 players, video game consoles and computers.

“Our survey also measured where technology ranks in consumers’ overall holiday wish list. For adults, most wanted clothes, peace and happiness, money, computers and digital cameras. For teens, clothes, CDs books, video games and money are the most desired gifts this holiday season.”

Posted by Bryan Greenway | | Filed Under Commentary