DOVER, N.J., Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday shopping season is here and Casio America, Inc., a leading consumer electronics manufacturer, is encouraging consumers to include budgeting in their shopping equations. According to the National Retail Federation, 87 million people shopped on Black Friday in 20141, and while long lines and large crowds cannot be avoided, the stress of over spending can. To assist with managing holiday shopping expenses before the busiest shopping day of the year, Casio offers a range of calculators including the latest scientific calculator, the CLASSWIZ fx-991EX.
"At Casio, we take pride in providing budgeting solutions for consumers during the most hectic times of year – including Black Friday," said Yuji Sasajima, Vice President of Casio's Consumer Product Division. "With our CLASSWIZ fx-991EX, planning and budgeting will be the least of consumers' worries as this model offers essential features like spreadsheet functionality that can manage all holiday expenses seamlessly."
With tons of special deals and promotions, it is easy for consumers to get excited and open their wallets without planning ahead. In addition to researching Black Friday deals in various stores, shopping around beforehand, and developing a list of what you need and how much you are able to spend, Casio's CLASSWIZ fx-991EX helps users keep track of all upcoming expenses in an easy-to-use format. With the ability to create spreadsheets of up to five columns and 45 rows for a maximum of 170 data items on its high-resolution LCD screen, now users' Black Friday purchases can be accounted for in one place. The CLASSWIZ fx-991EX is also lightweight and can easily fit in a purse or shopping bag for budgeting on-the-go.
Furthermore, Casio's newest calculator features an intuitive icon-based display for quick and easy access to key functions, and a convenient list display function provides thorough and quick learning that allows results to be stored in the calculator's memory. Boasting 552 functions in all, the fx-991EX also has a high-resolution screen and comes equipped with a natural textbook display.
Casio's CLASSWIZ fx-991EX is available for a MSRP of $19.99 through educational retailers and www.shopcasio.com. For additional information on Casio's complete portfolio of calculators, please visit www.CasioEducation.com.
About Casio America, Inc.
Casio America, Inc., Dover, N.J., is the U.S. subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of consumer electronics and business equipment solutions. Established in 1957, Casio America, Inc. markets calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers and other consumer electronic products. Casio has strived to fulfill its corporate creed of "creativity and contribution" through the introduction of innovative and imaginative products. For more information, visit www.casiousa.com.
1 "Holiday Trends and Expectations – NRF's 2015 Holiday Survival Kit." – National Retail Federation. Oct. 2015. Web. https://nrf.com/sites/default/files/2015%20NRF%20HSK_102015_Final.pdf
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