By Lisa Johnston
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UPDATED! New York – The effects of Hurricane Sandy on East Coast consumer electronics businesses are a mixture of damage, curtailed operations and concern about the well-being of not only employees but customers too.
Several companies responded to TWICE inquiries about their businesses in the past 24 hours, while other information has been provided on their websites.
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.
New York — Hurricane Sandy is likely to put a crimp in holiday sales, analysts said, although the extent of its impact, like the damage it will wreak, is still uncertain at this time.
Writing in a CNBC guest blog, Planalytics senior VP Evan Gold expects “some pressure” as consumer spending, both pre- and post-storm, “will likely cause many consumers to revisit their holiday shopping budgets.”