TV & Audio Equipment Market Insights

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  • Which retailers sell the most Stereo Headphones?

    Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy were the top 3 retailers in US representing 67% of the Stereo Headphone market.

  • Which two of the top 5 brands have the highest close rate for TV & Audio?

    JBL had the highest close rate of the leading TV & Audio brands. Samsung was second.

  • For Wireless Home Speaker, what brand has the highest unit growth rate in the past year?

    Of the leading brands for Wireless Home Speakers, JBL had the highest unit growth rate in the past year.

  • What percent of TV & Audio buyers shopped online and purchased online?

    65% of TV & Audio buyers shopped online while 39% bought online.

  • How has the average price of Wireless Home Speakers changed over the past few years?

    The average price paid for Wireless Home Speakers was $104 up 14% versus three years ago.

  • Which gender buys the most TV & Audio?

    59% of TV & Audio buyers were Male.

  • Who wins head-to-head when shopping at the top 2 retailers for TV & Audio?

    When TV & Audio buyers shop at both Walmart and Best Buy, Walmart wins 57% of the time.

  • Who wins head-to-head when shopping both the top 2 brands for Smart speakers?

    When Smart speaker buyers shop both Amazon Alexa and Amazon, Amazon Alexa wins 56% of the time.

  • What are the top 2 reasons for Why bought brand for Television?

    Competitive price and Quality product were the top 2 reasons for brand purchase in Televisions.

  • What are the top 2 reasons for Why bought store for TV & Audio?

    Competitive price and Good selection of products were the top 2 reasons for store purchase in TV & Audio.

  • Which state sells the most Stereo Headphones?

    Of those who bought Stereo Headphones, 13% are from California.

  • Who is the top brand of Televisions 50" and above?

    Samsung has the highest share of Televisions 50" and above.

Go Beyond Web and POS Data for the TV & Audio Equipment Market

TraQline gives you unparalleled insight into consumers’ minds. Our data marries technology and sound consumer insights research to help you make better decisions, faster in the television and audio equipment industry.

Competitive Sales

  • Market Share​
  • Brand / Retailer Mix
  • Sales by price
  • Regional Performance
  • All Brands
  • All Retailers

Line Review

  • Retailer share
  • White space analysis
  • Popular features
  • Retailer weaknesses
  • Competitive weaknesses

Pricing Trends

  • 10 years of history
  • All brands / retailers
  • Online
  • Brick and Mortar
  • Feature Pricing

Online vs. Brick

  • All Brands
  • All Retailers
  • Price Differences
  • Amazon vs. Best Buy
  • Shop online

Shopping Trends

  • Why Bought Brand
  • Stores bought
  • Showrooming
  • # Stores Shopped
  • Why bought store
  • Brand shopped but not bought

No other source can match TraQline’s depth of coverage and reliability in the tv and audio equipment industry


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Retailers Reported


Category Purchases

TV & Audio Market Share Insights from Durable IQ’s Q3 2023 Data

Each quarter, Durable IQ surveys go in-depth to find out what makes a particular product stand out in the tv and audio equipment market. In addition to WHY consumers buy, we find out what TV features are most important to customers?  Whether it’s screen size, resolution, smart capability or more, TraQline covers it.

  1. Average price paid for TV & Audio was $286. This was up 5% from last year and up 16% from 5 years ago.
  2. Of the online TV & Audio purchases, 14% were shipped to store. 84% had it shipped to their home.
  3. Samsung and Sony had the highest consideration rates of all of the brands.
  4. Bose had the highest online purchase rate of any of the leading brands.
  5. Walmart has gained dollar share the past 2 consecutive rolling 4Qs.
  6. Millennials top two favorite retailers are Target and Walmart.
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Why do clients trust TraQline to track these major tv and audio equipment brands and stores?

TV & Audio categories measured by TraQline

  • LED – LCD TV
  • 4K Ultra HD TV
  • Headphones
  • DVD Player
  • Blu-ray Player
  • Digital Video Recorder / Hard Drive
  • Satellite Dish / System
  • Automobile Video Player
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Global leaders in the TV & Audio market trust TraQline to help them compete for market share.
Our data and insights are leveraged to:

Defend Competitive Threats

TraQline measures sales changes for all brands and all retailers, including nascent brands and retailers as they emerge.

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Identify Opportunities to Gain Share

New features? New geographies? Key demographic segments? Measure tv & audio equipment trends when they start.

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Launch Successful New Products

TraQline helps Identify the gaps in the market and measure your success so you can launch successful new tv & audio products.

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Measure Brand and Retailer Performance

Tracking share shouldn’t rely on a retailer or their website. Get purchase data directly from the consumers who buy television and audio electronic products.

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Uncover Purchase Motivation

Go beyond register receipts and understand why consumers buy at a particular store, purchase specific brands, and why they buy the product.

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Track Regional and National Players

EVERY DMA and EVERY MSA is represented in TraQline, allowing you to measure small players in the marketplace.

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Prepare for Line Reviews

No other source is trusted like TraQline for its ability to track the television and audio market and provide insights during a Line Review.

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Compare Online vs. Brick & Mortar Sales

TraQline’s delivers a comprehensive view of Online vs. Brick & Mortar, measuring online retailers like Amazon and multi-channel splits like Best Buy.

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