Timesaving goods and services, such as telephone answering machines and eating meals away from home, were extremely popular, as were entertainment-related goods and services, such as videocassette recorders
and cable television.
The gain for videocassette recorders
was less at 1.
(VCRs), as used for security purposes, come in three basic types: conventional VCRS, time-lapse VCRS, and event recorders.
are now in 60 percent of American homes, contributing to eroding network ratings and revenues.
38 million units, overwhelming those of conventional videocassette recorders
, which fell 38.
Some are likening the matter to the choice between the VHS or Beta formats that buyers of videocassette recorders
had to make during the 1970s.
Among other devices, videocassette recorders
and video cameras incurred respective sales declines of 24.
The pioneer of VHS-format videocassette recorders
, JVC was once a strong player in consumer electronics, but due to mounting competition in the audiovisual devices market, its earnings have tapered off.
Also, retailers cannot ignore the fact that videocassette recorders
are in about 92% of American households.
On Sunday, intruders stole videocassette recorders
, video cameras, laptop computers and a pressure washer.
Remember when cheap videocassette recorders
first appeared en masse about a decade or two ago?
The two digital systems reproduce much better sound and images than home videocassette recorders
do, but the discs for one are useless on the other system.