ROSSLYN, Va.―LED A-line lamps posted another strong showing in 2015Q3, surging 237.2 percent during the quarter on a year-over-year basis. Halogen A-line lamps posted a year-over-year increase of 33.0 percent. In contrast, incandescent A-line lamps decreased by 31.5 percent while compact fluorescents lamps (CFL) dropped 28.0 percent. Compared to 2015Q2, LED shipments rose 17.2 percent, while halogen A-lines increased 4.6 percent. CFL shipments saw a quarter-to-quarter decrease of 16.3 percent and incandescent A-line lamp shipments decreased 16.5 percent.
As of 2015Q3, halogen A-line lamps accounted for almost half of all consumer lamp shipments at 48.6 percent, followed by CFLs with a share of 27.3 percent and incandescent A-lines at 9.0 percent. LED A-line lamps increased their sales share by two percentage points to 15.1 percent of the consumer lamp market.
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