By Janet Pinkerton Just when you think it's safe to go back into the retail waters…Best Buy buys Musicland and Seattle player Magnolia HiFi for a cool $772 million total, the economy dips into the tank (not very long and not very deep, we hope), and everybody comes out with a convergence product. So much for industry stability. Going into the 2001 International Consumer Electronics Show, the degree of technological diversity we expect to see on the show floor is absolutely astounding. A lot of things are going to get thrown against the wall of consumer acceptance, but in a soft economy, how much of it is

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