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LED A-Line Lamp Shipments Capture More Than a Quarter of the Consumer Lamp Market for the First Time in 2016Q1

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ROSSLYN, Va.―LED A-line lamps posted another strong showing to start 2016, surging 375.9 percent during the quarter on a year-over-year basis. Meanwhile, halogen A-line lamps posted a year-over-year increase of 7.4 percent, while incandescent A-line lamps decreased by 14.2 percent and compact fluorescents lamps (CFL) dropped 49.0 percent. Compared to 2015Q4, LED shipments rose 38.5 percent, while halogen A-lines decreased 13.3 percent. CFL shipments saw a quarter-to-quarter decrease of 24.3 percent and incandescent A-line lamp shipments decreased 21.3 percent.

LED A-line lamps increased their sales share by nearly nine percentage points between the end of 2015 and 2016Q1, and now comprise 26.1 percent of the consumer lamp market. Halogen A-line lamps accounted for almost half of all consumer lamp shipments in 2016Q1, at 46.5 percent, but saw their share decline in the latest quarter. CFLs captured a 19.2 percent share and incandescent A-lines a 8.2 percent share.


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