Momentum into 2014: Semi's forecasts hold up
The frenzy of the US Thanksgiving shopping weekend is winding down, but not the continuous barrage of emails and advertisements determined to lure shoppers back into stores (online or brick-and-mortar) to continue to make their holiday purchases. The news from the anticipated highest volume shopping weekend, "Black Friday" through "Cyber Monday," has been very positive for the semiconductor and electronics industry.
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Will Black Friday's Early Start Improve Holiday Sales Forecast for Semi?
It's Thanksgiving week in the US which not only means a holiday focused on family, friends, and lots of food, but also shopping. Retailers in the US look to what has always been the kick-off to winter holiday shopping as the critical step to meet yearly sales and revenue targets. With many US retailers still struggling in the face of wait-and-see, conservative consumer sentiment, this year has been one in a string of challenging (and disappointing) sales years.
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