Canadians to spend $381 on electronics in 2008 holiday season

Canadians said they are planning to spend an average of $381 on electronic gifts for others. Men plan to spend more on consumer electronics than women, $342 to $216. The three most popular items Canadians said they would like to receive as a holiday gift in order are a flat-screen television (31%), laptop or desktop computer (19%) and GPS navigation system (14%). Other desired gifts include: digital cameras, kitchen appliances, mp3 players, video gaming consoles, and Blu-ray disc players.