By Lisa Johnston
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Cowboy Maloney's Electric City, the Mississippi brown and white goods chain, helped celebrate DirecTV's 10th anniversary last month in a most appropriate locale: the retailer's flagship superstore, here, where the first-ever DirecTV system was sold in the U.S.
The day-long gala included visits by Sirius' president/CEO Joe Clayton, who spearheaded Thomson's launch of the home satellite service, and former launch team member Michael O'Hara, who now serves as Thomson's executive VP/Consumer Solutions Business.
Other guests included Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson, Jr., who proclaimed June 17 "DirecTV Day," and football great Archie Manning, who autographed commemorative footballs.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.