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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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iPhone X Repair Costs Soar

The iPhone X is one of the most anticipated new products in years. Pre-orders closed early. And production delays will cause a huge order backlog. And all of this for a product with a starting price of $999. This post … Continue reading

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Holiday Season 2017: Top Shopper Priorities

Due to improvements in the economy, early forecasts point to a good 2017 holiday shopping season. Nonetheless, retailers still must be prepared for these two factors. One, what are shopper priorities? Two, how much will online shopping grow? The first … Continue reading

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