Chris Brugman covers the Canadian technology industry providing analysis and overall strategic insights to leading IT and CE brands. Chris has over 16 years of retail and market research experience. Since 2013, Chris has been focused on understanding market trends across various industries in Canada covering technology, appliances, and housewares. Today, his analysis is concentrated on technology categories from TVs to PCs, headphones to printers, digital imaging, mobile, and many more. Chris works closely with manufacturers and retailers to help them better understand marketplace dynamics through leveraging NPD’s vast array of data resources and expertise.
Remote Working and Learning Have Led to Unprecedented Growth in the Consumer Technology Industry in Canada, but will the Momentum Last This Holiday Season?
Nov 25, 2020
It’s no secret that the holiday season is one of the most important times of the year for electronics spending in Canada. While 2020 has certainly presented its fair share of challenges for retail in general, consumer technology is well positioned to finish the year off strong. For the year to date ending October 2020 total technology sales are 20% ahead of last year.