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The growing consumer trend toward small screens is a drag on big box retailers quite accustomed...

The growing consumer trend toward small screens is a drag on big box retailers quite accustomed to lush margins on big-screen TVs and profits from extended warranties, according to the execs at Best Buy busy explaining away the retailer's extended slump. The candid take from the front lines can't be altogether encouraging to TV sellers such as Sony (SNE -1.5%), Sharp (SHCAY.PK), and Samsung (SSNLF.PK). (BBY earnings call)
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  • Windsun33
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    Just from what I have seen personally, a lot of the small screen sales are for 2nd, 3rd, etc. locations. They are not replacing big screens, they are in addition to them.
    20 Nov 2012, 09:43 AM Reply Like
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