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Friday, January 27, 2012

This year more than ever, stores are seeing an increase in television sales because of the Super Bowl.

"There appears to be a shift in that more and more people say they're cutting back on vacations, on this or that, but they're not going to do without entertainment at home," said Sam Sivongxay, Standard's electronics buyer. 
Sivongxay said the current fascination with televisions nearly the dimensions of a queen-size mattress has helped lower prices overall. And consumers expect prices to come down year after year, regardless of whether new models are cheaper to produce. 
Take a 50-inch plasma model, he said. Seven years ago it could be found for $10,000; today it's $599.

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