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Sales of Plantronics (PLT) Products Worse Y/Y
We surveyed 27 retail locations stocking products by Plantronics, Inc., the electronics maker, and asked which products sell best? Which mobile headsets sell best? Are you currently well-stocked of this item? Do you expect to run out of it soon? And how does the iGo product sell compared to other brands? Best Buy, Staples and Circuit City were among those stores consulted for the poll. We found that 78% of those interviewed say the Blue Tooth item sells best. 19% cited Plantronics accessories and 3% mentioned corded mobile accessories. 63% of those interviewed say the Plantronics Discovery Voyager 520 sells the most. 11% say it is the 885 model of the same name. 7% mentioned the Plantronics Discovery Explorer and 22% say the Plantronics Discovery 665 sells best. Sales are so good that 11% say they are out of stock while 89% report having enough and 7 people or 26% expect to run out this week. 74% do not. But while 11% report business as the same as a year ago and 48% say it is better, 33% say that business is worse.
Gaming Accessories Are Best Selling Logitech (LOGI) Products
In TickerMine's latest poll, we talked to Best Buy, Radio Shack, and Circuit City, and discovered that their best selling Logitech items are gaming accessories. Thirty-four percent of stores surveyed said gaming accessories are their top sellers. Mice and pointers (28%) and webcams (21%) also sell well. Logitech's best selling webcam is Quickcam for Notebooks (48%), followed by Quickcam Chat (34%) and Quickcam for Skype (17%). As for which product types sell the best? Accessories (79%) are outselling cables and parts (21%). Logitech's best selling speaker system for iPods is the Pure-Fi Anywhere Compact Speakers (55%), followed by the Pure-Fi Dream Speakers (31%).