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D&H Distributing said Wednesday that it is "working with its vendor partners to develop a roster of special promotions to help customers create competitive deals and boost revenues for Black Friday and Cyber Monday."
Petra Industries said this week that it has named Blake Duffin National Sales Manager for its education channel. Duffin, the company said, "will be responsible for leading Petra’s effort to identify, cultivate and optimize sales in the collegiate and K-12 markets as well as Apple Specialist accounts."
Over the weekend, Google announced its fourth acquisition for August: California designer Gecko Design. As part of the acquisition, the consumer electronics designer's five-person team will be joining the Google X research lab. The deal further supports Google's intention to begin designing more consumer electronics, such as smartphones and wearables.
D&H Distributing will hold its New England Technology Show August 12 in Quincy, Mass. The event will feature more than 60 vendors, and 500 attendees are expected.
Logitech is gearing up for a holiday season with a lineup designed to satisfy the accessory needs of mobile-device owners seeking effortless in-home control and connectivity, better sound quality, improved ease of use, and protection from damage. That observation is based on items demonstrated at the company’s product show last week in New York City. Here are a few highlights. (Photos: Nancy Klosek)