Crowd funding Internet site Kickstarter will be placing new restrictions on the activities users can engage in when promoting hardware projects for funding. The policy changes were announced in a post on Kickstarter's blog on Friday. Project developers will now be limited to showing their works as they currently exist, and the site has placed new restrictions on how many units developers can offer to supporters.
With the new rules in place, Kickstarter projects will be prohibited from displaying product simulations. The site now requires that developers show off their projects...
The number and variety of accessories available to all CE dealers has greatly increased exponentially in recent years. Ballooning mobile device sales accounts, in part, for the crowded peripherals market. But whatever the reason, dealers are grateful for a broader choice of options, and they say they are constantly on the lookout for new products, technologies and ideas that will stimulate foot traffic and boost their bottom lines.
New accessories such important business drivers heading into 2013 because, for one, pricing competition within the most popular accessories categories has put strong pressure on margin points. “Margins are thinner nowadays,” said Simon Sedek, buyer at Electronic Express, Nashville, Tenn. “They used to be better. But there is more competition.”