Consumer interest in electronics up

November 10, 2009 1:48:46 PM PST
If electronic gadgets are on your holiday shopping list, you are not alone. The Consumer Reports index shows an increase in interest for buying personal electronics.

About 25 percent of Americans are planning to purchase small or personal electronics this month. That's a 5 percent increase over last month and the highest level since June.

The Consumer Reports index measures consumer behavior, attitudes, and consumption patterns.