Gearing Up for the Holidays

Ramsay, Maisie
November 2009
Wireless Week;11/1/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the move of wireless operators in the U.S. for the fourth quarter of 2009 to develop gadgets such as e-readers, replacement handsets, and Android devices to attract consumers. James Brehm of Frost & Sullivan Ltd. states that a third of e-readers for the year could be easily sold. Chris Collins of Yankee Group Inc. notes that emotional elements used by retailers for shoppers are not going to be effective.


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