Flat first half inflates biz

Netherby, Jennifer
July 2006
Daily Variety;7/11/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 5, special section pA1
Trade Publication
The article reports that the U.S. home entertainment market has stabilized itself in the first half of 2006. Consumer spending was flat at $10.2 billion through June 18, 2006. Sales of all formats declined about 1% to $6.5 billion during the first half due to the continuing decline in the VHS format. Rental revenue has increased 1% to $3.7 million.


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