6th Avenue

As part of its restructuring, 6th Avenue Electronics will expand into smartphones and tablet computing, under a plan that’s been in motion since before CES. The company hopes to begin selling the iPad in March.

“I sell cases for phones and iPod accessories. People walk by, they see something they are missing, and they buy from me. Sometimes it’s the same people over and over because every day I mix it up and put out new items.” -Musafa Gueye, owner of a street-side CE accessories stand on 6th Avenue in Manhattan, in business for 10 years

U.S. Listing for the consumer Electronics and Major Appliance trade In this section, Dealerscope profiles the top 10 retail demographic market areas, reporting on 1999 retail entrances and exits, regional economic highlights and outlooks for 2000. 1. New York City Entrances & Exits: When Circuit City opened its first store in New York City in 1998, it proved to other national chains that the big rent of the big city is quickly compensated by the big spenders in the big city. Consequently, the Big Apple in the last year saw even more megastore openings. Office Depot opened its first Manhattan store—a 21,000-sq.-ft .store

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