New York — The Anti-Defamation League’s National Consumer Technology Industry divisio
I’m on a long-planned overseas vacation this week, but TWICE made some news while I’m away: Marcia Grand, VP/publisher of TWICE, who has been here since 1986 when the magazine was born and helped make it the industry leader, is retiring.
Our new VP/publisher is Ed Hecht. (See story here.). He has a diverse background working for several major publishing titles and building a great record in print and digital formats. He is no stranger to the CE business, having attended
Many observers derided Sears chairman and majority shareholder Eddie Lampert’s decision to add CEO to his title last month.
Perhaps addressing naysayers who questioned his merchandising depth, Lampert offered his take on the state of retail in his annual open letter to shareholders, employees and customers, which accompanied today’s improved full-year
Here’s another item you can put in the “What were they thinking?” department: Kaley Cuoco, star of the CBS comedy “The Big Bang Theory”, tweeted support for Dish’s Hopper in a paid endorsement.
According to The Wrap.com, this tweet didn’t mention the Auto Hop, its commercial-skipping feature. CBS, and the other broadcast networks, are
Years ago, the autosound aftermarket rightly feared the arrival of the digital OEM databus and the integration of multiple OEM electronics and electrical systems.
These technologies rendered many aftermarket autosound installations impractical because removing a factory head unit often disabled one or more OEM systems. The OEM developments did indeed cause irreparable harm to the aftermarket, as did the rising quality of OEM sound systems.
But now the aftermarket is leveraging
Pundits who’ve been betting against Best Buy may now be having second thoughts.
Forbes, which helped usher in the competitive sport of Best Buy bashing during Holiday 2011, posted a blog about two analyst upgrades that put the CE chain in a new light.
In their reassessments, Barclays
BrandSource kicked off its annual late-winter meeting at the Orlando World Center in Florida on Feb. 18 with its annual Stampede sale — a list of special deals for its retail members.
I’ve been going to BrandSource meetings since the early 1990s when the group was known as AVB, but I only witnessed my first Stampede at the group’s summer meeting last year in Las Vegas.
Here’s how it works: BrandSource asks vendors for special deals that will be announced
There has been intense speculation in the global media this week that Nokia will launch its first Lumia tablet with a Microsoft operating system at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, between February 25th to 28th, 2013.
Following extensive channel checks by our Tablet & Touchscreen Strategies (TTS) service, we understand Nokia will not unveil a tablet with a Microsoft operating system at this year's
If you want to know how Tom Campbell promoted Super Bowl TV sales, and spent part of Super Bowl Sunday, we have the video for you.
Campbell is corporate advisor for Video & Audio Center, based in Santa Monica, Calif. He is a longtime industry retail spokesperson who is well-known over the years for running in-store promotions.
This time he sent us a link to a video that includes several spots on KTLA 5 News in Los Angeles about picking a big-screen TV, and coverage of a
I spent Monday at the American International Toy Fair, which is being held this week at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York and celebrating its 110th birthday. Some news and observations from the show:
Oregon Scientific is planning a second version of its Meep! tablet. Although the company was mum on many of the details, the new tablet will have updated
Irvine, Calif. — Western Digital introduced Tuesday a new addition to its line of WD TV set-top streaming devices, offering a more affordable price point, easier to navigate user interface, and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity.
The Western Digital WD TV Play ($70 suggested retail) is designed to bring smart-TV flexibility to the many consumers who have opted to buy lesser-featured TVs in recent years.
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