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9 AUGUST 2013

The Wall Street Journal reported on August 6 that mobile brand recognition is helping Samsung sell home appliances in the US market. In other words, the so-called Galaxy Effect is positive on Samsung Electronics home appliance brand trust.

According to the Stevenson Company, Samsung Electronics’ market share in Q2 in the US [...]

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By Steve Smith on May 23 2013 – 2:14pm

2012 Was Unusual For The Top 100

If you remember the May 6 issue, we covered the industry’s buying groups and their members, the independent retailers. In this one, we will shift our focus to the annual TWICE Top 100 CE Retailers Report, which covers calendar [...]

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CES came and went with a blur of televisions, connected devices, and automatic roller skates.  As always, there was plenty of innovation.  Some of it questionable in its function, but it was innovation nonetheless.  The casual observer might feel that CES seems to be an exercise in “If I can make it bigger and I [...]

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By: JBertner Home Channel News

Chicago — Before the first speaker could take the podium at the Home Improvement Research Institute (HIRI) Fall Conference, a residential construction report for September stole the show with news of a 15.0% increase in total starts.

The tone was set. One presenter pointed to an average forecast of 924,000 [...]

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By: JOHN LAPOSKY, TWICE
2012-11-05

SAN FRANCISCO – After a post-recession period of positive trends for CE consumers and retailers alike, 2011 and 2012 brought a unique set of challenges to both, mostly stemming from the uncertain economy, according to a Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) report based on research by TraQline.

While 2011 saw [...]

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Alan Wolf: TWICE.com  On 2012-08-01 14:41:46

NEW YORK – Showrooming’s impact on brick-andmortar retailers, and Amazon’s threat to Best Buy in particular, may be greatly overstated, new data suggests.

The research, culled from The Stevenson Company’s TraQline market studies and presented by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), shows that only 8.8 percent of Best Buy [...]

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