CES Attendance Down 30%

How much smaller was this year’s Consumer Electronics Show than last year’s? About 30%, according to Citigroup analyst Kate McShane, citing “industry contacts” in a research note today.

Sounds about right to us: That’s the same drop in business a Vegas cabbie estimated to the Wall Street Journal over the weekend.

The Consumer Electronic Association expects a 0.6% decrease in sales in 2009 after 7 years of expansion, McShane notes.

Earlier: At CES, A New Focus On Cheap

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