Category Archives: TWICE

Another View: Fry’s – Victim Of Self-Inflicted Wounds

It might seem the combination of COVID-19 and e-commerce competition doomed beloved geek retailer Fry’s, the retailer actually failed as a result of its inability – or disinterest – to evolve and pay its vendors. Read the rest of this report here … Continue reading

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CES 2021: Some Of The Coolest Gadgets We Saw

Mini- and MicroLED big screen TVs. Autonomous driving car tech. Gaming PCs and accessories. Smart appliances and smart home. Robots. 5G. COVID COVID COVID health/wellness-related products. Work-from-home office tech. These are all products and technologies we expected to see represented … Continue reading

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My CES 2021 Show Daily Coverage

Here is some of my Show Daily coverage from the virtual CES 2021. Click on each page image to enlarge. CES 2021 Panel: Future Of Contactless Shopping CES 2021 Panel: Retail’s New Look – Shopper’s Little Helpers

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NextGen TV To Deliver 4K TV For More Broadcasters, TVs, And STBs

Slowly but surely, broadcasters are beginning to adopt 4K TV via the ATSC 3.0 NextGen TV standard, along with an expanded number of TVs at CES. Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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11 Top Stocking Stuffers To Make Retailer’s Q4 Jolly

Here are 11 new small, inexpensive gadgets to help your customers economically fill the stockings of everyone on their gift list this holiday season. See all of these gadgets here at TWICE.com.

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Happy 100th Birthday, Consumer Technology Business

Celebrating the 100th birthday of the consumer technology industry with the story behind how and why our business came to be and of those responsible for creating it, in five parts: Part 1: The Wireless Age Part 2: A National Priority Part … Continue reading

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CTA Names 2020 Hall Of Fame Class, 3 Innovation Entrepreneurs

The engineer who designed the first consumer electronics product that birthed our industry a century ago, the two computer programmers who have been dubbed the “Fathers of the Internet,” the executive who energized Sony and Sirius XM satellite radio, and … Continue reading

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What Will A Virtual CES Look Like?

That collective sigh of relief expelled by prospective attendees in the wake of CTA’s decision to hold CES virtually was accompanied by an exasperated “What do we do now?” response by exhibitors. Read the rest of this report here at TWICE.com.

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Top 10 Back-to-School Gear

If our national health luck holds up, a host of young scholars will physically return to the classroom in a month or so. Even if young scholars continue their education virtually, they’ll need the right gear to smooth their studying. … Continue reading

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Business in the COVID-19 Era? ‘Challenging’

In-store traffic is down. Staffing presents uncomfortable and conflicting moral and economic conundrums. Vendors can’t seem to produce the products they want or deliver the products retailers need. Retailers are discovering demand for products in unexpected volumes. And yet…. Read … Continue reading

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