|Japan Feb home appliance sales fall 4.86 pct yr-on-yr - association|
Friday, March 25, 2005 4:27:55 AM
TOKYO (AFX) - Sales of home appliances dropped 4.86 pct in February from a year earlier to 136.6 bln yen, the first decline in two months, due to fewer holidays, the Nippon Electric Big-store Association (NEBA) said. Among notable decliners were sales of cameras equipped with video recorders which fell 20.72 pct from the previous year. Sales of personal computers also dropped 20.07 pct while digital cameras slid 16.05 pct, the association said. NEBA consists of 30 large retailers of home appliances.