$18.2 bln of TVs sold in retail in 2006

Sales of all TVs in retail stores increased 15.7% to $18.2 bln while unit sales remained flat. E-commerce sales jumped 40% both in units and dollars to two mln and $1.8 bln, respectively. However, online revenue only accounted for 8.7% of total TV sales, and units were only 6.4% of all TVs sold, NPD Group says.