Sales at major retailers of electric home appliances fell 3.5 percent in June from a year earlier to 187.68 billion yen, marking the 10th straight monthly fall since September, the Nippon Electric Big-Stores Association said Friday.

Sales of mobile phones fell 16.5 percent to 2.89 billion yen, while those of audio equipment dropped 14 percent to 3.85 billion yen.

Video camera sales declined 10.3 percent to 2.99 billion yen.