Consumers will spend $43.7 billion on holiday gifts this Thanksgiving weekend with nearly 70 million U.S. adults shopping on Black Friday, according to interim results from CEA annual Black Friday Survey.
As the unofficial kickoff to the holiday shopping season approaches, new data released today by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® shows that the average U.S. adult plans to spend $218 between Thursday and Monday. The survey also found half of consumers say the impending “fiscal cliff” will impact their holiday spending. Full Release
The following statement can be attributed to Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA, following the vote in the House of Representatives to repeal the Jackson-Vanik Amendment to establish permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today congratulates MRM and Samsung for receiving MassRecycles’ Industry Recycling Awards for promoting recycling and waste reduction in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced finalists for the 2013 Mark of Excellence Systems Integrator Awards, presented by CEA’s TechHome Division. Winners will be announced at the 2013 International CES at an awards reception on Wednesday, January 9. The 2013 International CES, is the world’s largest annual innovation event and runs January 8-11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced the recipients of the CEA Technology Leadership Awards and the CEA Technology Achievement Award, designed to recognize individual accomplishments in the industry’s leading technology and standards programs. Full Release
The following statement can be attributed to Michael Petricone, senior vice president, government and regulatory affairs at the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, in response to The National Transportation Safety Board’s (NTSB) update today to its “Most Wanted List”: Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, owner and producer of the International CES®, is re-launching its flagship publication to highlight innovation in consumer technology, policy and business as well as the entrepreneurs who continually revitalize the industry. The new magazine, It Is Innovation (i3), along with its companion mobile app and website, will focus on the latest innovation across design, engineering, software and manufacturing as well as unique business, retail and marketing platforms. I3 also will discuss the politics and policies in Washington, D.C., that impact innovation and the global technology industry. Full Release
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund. The contribution will help offset costs of supplies, food, shelter and other assistance for the communities impacted by the storm. The announcement came during the 2013 International CES® New York Press Preview event held today in New York City. The International CES, the world’s largest annual innovation event, is owned and produced by CEA. Full Release
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