Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
LG To Upgreade WebOS Smart TVs, Demos HDR Content
ASUS Chairman Unveils Many New Products at IFA 2015
IFA 2015: Lenovo Refreshes Its PC Line
Toshiba At IFA 2015
IFA: Philips Brings Quantum Dot Monitors to Europe
New My Book Pro Is WD's Fastest External Solution
Intel Says New Skylake Processors Are The Best Ever Made
This Is Google's Redesigned Logo
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Optical Storage > Deals, ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, December 28, 2012
Deals, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs Were a Hit With Shoppers Over Black Friday Weekend


Big deals and deep discounts enticed U.S. consumers to shop this past Black Friday and Thanksgiving weekend, according to a recent Nielsen Home Entertainment survey.

Respondents said they were most enticed by the best deals, but noted that selection and the ability to shop at preferred retailers were factors as well.

Out of 2,000 respondents surveyed the week after Black Friday, 37 percent responded that they purchased a movie on DVD or Blu-ray disc, while just 13 percent purchased a digital download of a movie.

Respondents purchased an average of four new DVDs or Blu-ray discs over the holiday weekend, and three out of their four purchases were new movie releases from 2012.

While Black Friday is often marketed as the best time to shop for others, the survey showed that a large proportion of respondents capitalized on the discounts and hot deals by purchasing items for themselves.

- 69 percent of respondents reported making purchases for themselves.
- Of the respondents who shopped for others, 20 percent said they were looking for gifts for recipients who were younger than 18 years old.

In addition to seeking the best deals, respondents said they were also seeking selection and goods from preferred retailers when asked to rank the other factors that drove their planned and actual shopping behavior. Respondents agree that the top factor for selecting a retailer was the caliber of the deals, but this factor had the biggest variance between the percentages of intended and actual shopping.

The survey also noted that:

- More than half of the survey respondents shopped over the Black Friday weekend,
- One-quarter of respondents shopped on Cyber Monday, and
- Only 6 percent of respondents were not aware of sales on Cyber Monday.

Just under one in five respondents participated in early bird Black Friday shopping between 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving through midnight to take advantage of early deals. These early bird shoppers comprised the highest proportion of all Black Friday weekend shoppers by a slim margin compared to those who shopped during time periods throughout the weekend.


Previous
Next
Optical Disc Prices To Rise In 2H13        All News        Fujitsu to Sell Easy-to-use Smartphones
Optical Disc Prices To Rise In 2H13     Optical Storage News      CD Ripping To Be Permitted In The UK

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Licensing Ultra HD Blu-ray Format To Start This Month
DVD Players, Digital Cameras Will Soon Have The Fate Of Your Old TV
Blu-ray Disc Association Completes Ultra HD Blu-ray Specification
DIGISTOR Releases New Professional Grade Blu-ray Recordable Media
Blu-ray Players Could Install Malware
4K Blu-ray Gets a Name: Ultra HD Blu-ray
Sony Unveils New Line of Blu-ray Disc Players
Panasonic Showcases Next Generation Blu-ray Disc Player at CES 2015
Blu-ray Movie Discs Used As Templates For Improving Solar Cell Performance
Panasonic To Close DVD-player Factory In Slovakia
Pioneer Introduces New High-end Blu-ray Players At CEDIA
Blu-ray Discs For 4K Content And 4K Players Coming Next Year

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .