July NPD industry – Sales rise 28% to $1.19 billion

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 15 August 2008 06:37 GMT

NPD released July sales figures for the US last night, showing total sales for the month hitting a giant $1.19 billion, up 28 percent year-on-year.

Hardware sales totalled $446.9 million, an increase of 17% over July last year.

Software showed a huge 41 percent rise to $591.1 compared to the same month in 2007.

Peripheral sales also showed growth. Add-ons accounted for $149.1 million in revenue, a 19% increase year-on-year.

Read the rest of our July NPD coverage here.

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