Business: TIME CLOCK, Jan. 18, 1954

Dr. Kinsey's Sexual Behavior in the Human Female, which was expected by booksellers to sell 1,000,000 copies, is a comparative flop. Though 210,000 copies have been bought (v. 280,000 printed), the demand has dropped sharply, and many book stores are now overloaded.

Color TV sets, soon to go on the market, will be high-priced, as predicted. CBS will bring out a 15-in. open console set for $975 and a deluxe cabinet model for $1,200. Admiral has a 15-in. set for $1,175, and Majestic's first 14-in. set will cost about $1,000.

Nash and Hudson have agreed...

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