Reid Sullivan

Editor in chief of Dealerscope

Samsung Electronics has announced the worldwide debut of three digital cameras that include its newest flagship: the NX200 Compact System Camera, equipped with a list of professional-standard features including Samsung’s in-house-developed 20.3-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor ($900; September availability). The other two cameras (Models MV800 and WB750) due out in September at SRPs of $279 each, are affordably priced, with features derived from consumer research and designed to set them apart on the salesfloor, said the company.

Samsung Electronics America will begin to ship in September its three-SKU “smart camera” line whose two models with a front-mounted 1.5-inch LCD screen will “let consumers step out from behind the camera and be a part of the photo,” said the company’s co-president, Tim Baxter.

Samsung Electronics America will begin to ship in September its three-SKU “smart camera” line whose two models with a front-mounted 1.5-inch LCD screen will “let consumers step out from behind the camera and be a part of the photo,” said the company’s co-president, Tim Baxter.

Dwain Hughes, 53, chief financial officer of RadioShack Corp., died at his Fort Worth home after a brief illness. Hughes joined the company in 1979 as an internal auditor after active service in the U.S. Air Force in audit management from 1971 to 1979. Leonard Roberts, chairman and chief executive officer, announced the appointment of Loren Jensen, the company's vice president of finance, as acting chief financial officer. Roberts said the company will begin a formal search process for Hughes' successor and that Jensen is a candidate for the position. RadioShack also announced the promotion of Larry Harris to division vice president, merchandising;

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