Manufacturing also showed signs of a global upswing in December for the 17th consecutive month. According to the Manufacturing ISM Report on Business, economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded and the overall economy grew for the 20th consecutive month. Additionally, growth occurred in new orders and employment for December.
U.S. Appliance Shipment Statistics Monthly: January 2011 Edition provides statistical analysis for Year-to-Date (YTD), Same Time Last Year (STLY), and 5-year historical STLY trend within each of the major appliance categories, including Major Appliances, Comfort Conditioning, Consumer Electronics, and Commercial Appliances.
More information is available in U.S. Appliance Shipment Statistics Monthly: January 2011 Edition, available as an individual report or appliance industry professionals may purchase an annual subscription for all 12 issues at a discounted price. This and other Appliance Market Research Reports can be found at www.ApplianceMagazine.com/MarketResearch.