PMA Research Tracking Shows Large-Format Flat Panel Display Sales Uptick in Distribution Channel

PMA Research (PMA), the worldwide market information experts on large displays, has published their latest sell-through tracking report on large-format (32” and larger) flat panel displays being sold by leading U.S. Distributors who serve commercial markets.

Sales of professional large-format flat panel displays sold through the U.S. Distribution channel held their own in October and registered at 3% uptick in units, coupled with and an 8% gain in revenues when compared to October 2018. The positive Y/Y performance was aided, in part, by sales of larger screen sizes. Year-to-date, the largest growth segment was the 75” category where unit sales were up nearly 50% compared to 2018 volumes. Overall, sales of professional displays 65-inches or larger were up nearly 10% from the same month last year.

55-inch models remained the most popular screen size with about 10% of that volume sold with a digital tuner and 10% with ultra-narrow bezels for videowalls. Additionally, weatherproof displays for outdoor signage accounted for about 10% of October’s unit sales.

Interactive display sales slowed sequentially, but year-to-date sales remain well ahead of 2018, with units and revenues both up by high double-digits.

PMA’s monthly Flat Panel Distributor Tracking report offers timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales and market trends of large-format displays sold by leading U.S. AV and IT Distributors. These reports are ideal for tracking product and channel trends.

About PMA Research

PMA Research (PMA) specializes in worldwide market information for the projector industry, including detailed and comprehensive coverage of High-End Projectors, Mainstream Projectors, and Pico Projectors. With a series of quarterly projector shipment and forecast reports along with monthly sales tracking, PMA publishes data-driven insights for projector manufacturers, component suppliers, accessory companies and channel partners. Expanded coverage of the display industry includes market information on U.S. Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Displays. PMA’s Flat Panel Tracking Reports offer timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, revenues and true volume-weighted selling prices of Professional Large-Format Flat Panel Displays sold by leading N. American dealers, systems integrators, and distributors.

PMA Research was formerly Pacific Media Associates, which was established by Dr. William Coggshall. Dr. Coggshall was a co-founder of Dataquest (now part of Gartner) and helped start the syndicated high-tech market information business. PMA Research has offices in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company’s US headquarters is located at 25852 Avenida Cabrillo, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675. Phone: +1 (949) 493-4601.