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Evolving Shopping Patterns for Electronics

According to eMarketer: “Many consumer electronics retailers and manufacturers are struggling. A new  eMarketer report, ‘Consumer Electronics: The Path to Purchase, Reinvented,’ finds that their traditional products face significant disruption from the  ascent of smartphones and tablets, both of which … Continue reading

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A Toys “R” Us Tablet for Kids

Toys “R” Us recently announced that it would be introducing its own tablet for kids, exclusive to TRU, into the already crowded marketplace. As Ann Zimmerman reported for the Wall Street Journal: “In a bid to battle the ‘showrooming’ phenomenon … Continue reading

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How Much Do YOU Know About Tablets and Retailing?

To find out the answers to these questions, read the Chain Store Age interview with Mike Stinson of Motion Computing. Just click on Mike’s photo below the questions. What are some of the most prevalent uses of tablets in the … Continue reading

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Here Comes the $199 Kindle Fire

See CNN Money’s video clip that analyzes of the costs of the initial Kindle Fire — and Amazon’s pricing strategy for it. There are a lot of trade-offs versus the iPad. Click on the photo to access the video.  

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Tablet Ownership Triples Among College Students

Over the past year, tablet ownership among college students has boomed. What are the implications of this? Click the image for the full story.

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Mobile Payments: Not a Game Changer Yet?

According to Knowledge@Wharton, “In March, PayPal will enable its users to pay through their mobile phones, tablets, or iPads at 2,000 Home Depot stores across the U.S., and by the end of the year at 20 other national retailers. Mobile payments are … Continue reading

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