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New products on display at the American International Toy Fair, held in N
Best Buy To Demo Nintendo’s E3 Titles
MINNEAPOLIS — Best Buy will provide limited in-store demos of unreleased Nintendo titles concurrent with their trade debut at next month’s E3 show.
J&R Restructures Brick-and-Mortar Business
NEW YORK — J&R Music & Computer World has consolidated its stores, SKUs and staff to cut costs, recalibrate the business, and improve the shopping experience, condensing its block-long row of storefronts in lower Manhattan into two buildings with a single entrance at 1 Park Row.
Nationwide Targets Showrooming With New Training Effort
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Nationwide Marketing Group has introduced a video-based sales-training program to help its independent dealer members engage and close today’s web- and mobile-savvy shoppers.
Dish Expands Second-Screen App Portfolio
ENGLEWOOD, COLO. – Dish unveiled what it is calling the industry’s first set-top app that delivers onscreen social content relevant to a show or channel a viewer is watching, called “Social” apps for the Hopper whole-home HD DVR.
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