LED A-Lamps Capture 26% of Consumer Lamp Market

LED A-line lamps posted another strong showing to start 2016, surging 375.9% during the quarter on a year-over-year basis.

Meanwhile, halogen A-line lamps posted a year-over-year increase of 7.4%, while incandescent A-line lamps decreased by 14.2% and compact fluorescents lamps (CFL) dropped 49%.

Compared to 2015Q4, LED shipments rose 38.5%, while halogen A-lines decreased 13.3%. CFL shipments saw a quarter-to-quarter decrease of 24.3% and incandescent A-line lamp shipments decreased 21.3%.

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% of the consumer lamp market. Halogen A-line lamps accounted for almost half of all consumer lamp shipments in 2016Q1, at 46.5%, but saw their share decline in the latest quarter. CFLs captured a 19.2% share and incandescent A-lines an 8.2% share.

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