This past week was the International assault on Las Vegas that tests business travelers’ patience, attentiveness and immune system resilience, also known as CES. Continue Reading
Author Archives: Paul Gagnon
Four key themes in TV are emerging from CES this year:
1. The year of 4K – Clearly the most discussed and promoted technology theme at the show this year is 4K. All major TV manufacturers are featuring 4K TVs, either actually planned products or technology demonstrations.
After spending the weekend listening to reports from colleagues in the industry about their observations from Black Thursday/Friday sales, focusing on the TV category, I’ve come to several conclusions. Continue Reading
Heading out for the usual Black Friday surveying ritual is getting tougher and tougher each year as the Black Friday sales continue their incursion on our Thanksgiving celebrations. As is typical of TV related Black Friday promotions, targeting the sub-$500 mark is key for success, and this year is no exception. Continue Reading
Today was the first day of IFA open to the public, and among the consumers with baby strollers and bratwurst, were booths of manufacturers from all over the world promoting their wares. Continue Reading