ACI Study on Retail Shopping Cited in the Examiner

ACI’s study on retail electronic goods is mentioned in this article by the examiner.  The article discusses how New York City residents do a significant amount of shopping outside of the city, in part because some big-box stores are not allowed to set up shop in the city.   The article points out that this results in lost taxes […]

American Consumer Institute Releases Study Finding No Difference in Consumer Electronics Prices between Wal-Mart and Best Buy; Study Calls for Wal-Mart to Improve On-Shelf Labeling to Ensure Shoppers Can Make Educated Comparisons of Consumer Electronics

NEWS RELEASE – For Immediate Release                                                         Washington, DC (November 10, 2009) – Shoppers’ perception that Wal-Mart is the lowest-priced retailer for consumer electronics goods is incorrect, according to a new study, released today, by the American Consumer Institute (ACI).   The study’s findings are particularly significant considering that according to the Consumer Electronics […]

As Competition Heats up in the Consumer Electronics Market: Who Do Consumers Prefer – Wal-Mart or Best Buy?

With the demise of Circuit City and Tweeter, the two biggest retailers in the consumer electronics market – Best Buy and Wal-Mart – are fighting it out, leaving consumers to be the biggest winner. This ConsumerGram explores what shoppers want when they look for electronic goods, and preliminary survey research finds that shoppers think product […]