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Discounted 4K TVs among early holiday shopping deals
USA TODAY
Prices have declined even faster than for HDTVs, which debuted a decade ago, says Shawn DuBravac, chief economist for the Consumer Electronics Association. "Promotions during Black Friday should both improve consumer's awareness of the technology, ...

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Mobile Commerce Press

Mobile apps are altering the way we shop
Mobile Commerce Press
According to the chief economist of the CEA, Shawn DuBravac, “Consumers are becoming more comfortable with the security protocols and in using new payment options as they are being introduced to the marketplace.” He also pointed out that when it ...


CEA: confidence in technology spending up in November
Appliance Magazine
“Strong sentiment toward technology spending this month suggests tech will perform well during the year's biggest shopping weekend,” said Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., chief economist with CEA. “Consumers appear to have held off slightly on tech purchases in ...


Consumer Sentiment on Tech Spending sees Thanksgiving Shopping Surge
Business Wire (press release)
“Strong sentiment toward technology spending this month suggests tech will perform well during the year's biggest shopping weekend,” said Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., chief economist, CEA and author of CEA's soon-to-be released book Digital Destiny: How ...


Cyber Monday not biggest online day
Radio & Television Business Report
“Mobile use is strongly influencing the consumer's shifting shopping patterns around Thanksgiving weekend,” said Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., chief economist, CEA. “With the help of mobile devices, this year will be online shopping's biggest Black Friday ...


Deals in Hand: CEA Expects More Americans than ever to Shop Online and via ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
"Mobile use is strongly influencing the consumer's shifting shopping patterns around Thanksgiving weekend," said Shawn DuBravac, Ph.D., chief economist, CEA and author of CEA's soon-to-be released book Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will ...


Here's What You Need to Know for Black Friday 2014
Nasdaq
Shawn DuBravac, chief economist for the Consumer Electronics Association, has studied this trend for years. I chatted with him at a recent CEA event in New York, and he clued me in to the Black Friday strategies for Best Buy , Target , and other retailers.

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We've Got Your Black Friday Deals Here
Philly.com
THE IRON'S ALREADY HOT: Truth is, more than 60 percent of the populace has already done some holiday shopping, CEA chief economist Shawn DuBravac said in a recent briefing. No duh. Retailers and product makers began the holiday hustle while the ...

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Mobile Apps Changing Consumer Shopping Habits
eWeek
"Consumers are becoming more comfortable with the security protocols and in using new payment options as they are being introduced to the marketplace," Shawn DuBravac, CEA's chief economist, told eWEEK. "There are more options and choices for ...


Xconomy

Ultra HD TV Momentum & Modest Growth Expected for Consumer Electronics
Xconomy
Shawn DuBravac, CEA's chief economist and senior director of research, said consumer credit growth in 2014 had been slow, just under 1 percent on a year-to-year basis. In the last two to three months, however, that accelerated to about three percent, ...

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