Nintendo could sell 50M Switch by 2019

The Switch was exactly what Nintendo needed after the Wii U disaster, but I doubt anyone at Nintendo predicted just how popular its hybrid console was at launch and would continue to be 10 months on.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/01/02/nintendo-could-sell-50m-switch-by-2019.html

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Can Amazon Reinvent the Shopping Experience?


There is little doubt that the Internet has altered the way U.S. consumers think about shopping. E-commerce sales grew 15.6 percent in 2016 and now account for 11.7 percent of all retail sales. Amazon accounts for a whopping 43 percent of those e-commerce sales. Amazon, in particular, has changed the way consumers think about e-commerce sales, or etail. If you live in a major city like Phoenix, which has a major distribution center, it is not uncommon to order items sold by Amazon and have them delivered the same afternoon.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84591.html?rss=1

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Savvy Marketers Don't Ditch the Non-Digital


A good motto for modern marketing would be, “When in doubt, check the data.” Perhaps an even better one would be, “When not in doubt, check the data to see if you should be.” There’s never been a time when we’ve had such an ability to compile, collate, analyze and understand marketing data. As businesses increase their abilities to collect data, to compare and correlate it from disparate sources, and to use analytical tools that are both more powerful and easier to use, marketers find themselves in a new and potentially disorienting position.

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Bad News Hounds Apple Days Before iPhone Gala


Apple has been forced to do some serious damage control when it no doubt would rather be rallying fans for its big iPhone launch next week. The Labor Day weekend was barely over when news broke that a number of celebrity accounts on Apple’s iCloud service had been cracked and some embarrassing photos posted. That triggered a stock drop from $103 to $99 on Wednesday. Piling on, two activist groups on Thursday released a report critical of work conditions at an Apple supplier in China. Shares slipped to $98 by market close.

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