Category Archives: TWICE

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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COVID-19 Uncertainty Clouds Q4 Outlook

Will we experience a second wave of coronavirus – or an extended first wave – that will stall economic revival through the fall? How do consumer technology retailers and vendors plan for the holiday season with so many unknowns? Read the rest … Continue reading

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COVID Prompts Higher Appliance Replacements

Wary of in-home repair in the age of COVID, consumers are opting more than ever to replace their quickly-aging appliances. Read this report here at TWICE.com.

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Top 10 Ways CE Retailers Can Cope During COVID-19 Crisis

Even though your customers may be sheltering-in-place doesn’t mean they’re sitting around their kitchen tables staring blankly at each other. Consumers are working, learning and yearning to be entertained at home, so access to home technology becomes even more critical as consumers … Continue reading

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Are Game Designers, Retailers Missing An Untapped Customer Base?

When someone mentions “gamers,” the stereotypical visual that’s conjured is of an engrossed male teenager. If you create, market or sell games and gaming gear with this male Gen Z stereotype as your avatar, not only is this image incomplete, … Continue reading

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TCL Teases Flexible AMOLED Smartphone Prototypes

Foldable phones such as the aptly-named Samsung Galaxy Fold, its second-generation successor the Galaxy Z Flip, and the reborn Motorola RAZR, are suddenly…a thing. So self-professed “fast follower” TCL, which will enter the U.S. smartphone market this spring with its … Continue reading

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