San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
San Diego — Leap Wireless reported it had lost 337,000 net subscribers.
Sixty percent of the losses were the result of dropping multiple national retailers to focus on fewer more productive national chains, a decision to stop marketing daily prepaid PayGo service to new customers beginning last October, and continued de-emphasis on marketing Cricket Broadband data service to laptops and mobile hot-spot devices, the company said.
San Diego — No-contract carrier Leap Wireless plans to make changes to its base of national retailers to focus on retailers that themselves focus on wireless, Leap Wireless said in announcing its third-quarter financials.
The carrier, which sells under the Cricket brand, also said it expects to decrease the number of national retail doors to about 5,000 by early 2013. As of December 31, 2011, Cricket products and services were offered in about 11,500 national retail locations.