After-Thanksgiving technology retail sales up 6%

Consumer technology retail sales grew by 6% over 2006 to $2.2 bln for the week ended November 23, 2007. This figure is less than one-half of in 2006’s growth rate, and it’s the first time in the six years NPD has tracked this data that dollar-sales growth dipped below double digits. Consumer technology sales rose 12% in 2006 and 15% in 2005, NPD said.