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Smart Appliances Still Not Cutting It YET

Despite the huge hype surrounding them, smart appliances are still not cutting it yet. Shoppers have been in no hurry to buy.   Smart Appliances Still Not Cutting It YET As Krista Garcia┬áreports for eMarketer: “Smart-home technology like connected TVs … Continue reading

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What Caused the Death of Toys ‘R’ Us

After many decades, it appears that Toys ‘Us’ will be going out of business and liquidating its stores. What caused the death of Toys ‘R’ Us. The short answer might be Walmart and online retailing. But that’s not the full … Continue reading

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Harry & David Modernizes Its Web Site

Harry & David has been a leader in selling gift products for more than 80 years. Take a look at this video for a quick overview. Harry & David has been part of the 1-800-flowers.com family of businesses since 2014. … Continue reading

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