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Posts from Date:   2008-12

The iPhone, BlackBerry Storm and holiday shopping

by Gene Alvarez  |  December 16, 2008

Well I finally got my new laptop after my old one died, so I’m back to trying to catch up with everything including my blogging. I know we all have been hearing about the slow holiday sales but I couldn’t help think that there are shoppers out there using their smart phones for price checking. […]

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Is Cyber Monday Real, or Just Another Promotion?

by Gene Alvarez  |  December 1, 2008

As I was watching the varying reports on Black Friday come across the news over the weekend, and the chatter of Cyber Monday followed, I began to wonder how much of this was just good promotion versus the hype typically associated with these events, especially Cyber Monday. One of the foundational tenets of Cyber Monday […]

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