Robert Lopez

Just one day ago it looked like Best Buy was going to be getting another batch of HP TouchPad tablets in-stock. And well, it looks like those rumors have since been put to rest. The details have come by way of Best Buy employee Robert Lopez who told Gizmodo that Best Buy already received their final TouchPad shipment.

As a result of its board of trustees’ 2005 strategic planning session, the Mobile Enhancement Retailers Association (MERA) established a new focus, outlining new goals to drive the association as it aims to elevate the success of specialty retailers in the mobile enhancement industry. One of the stated goals was that “MERA will be the first place retailers turn for industry insight and guidance.” To this end, MERA’s primary objective is to “increase our ability to collect, categorize and analyze data on emerging industry issues.” With input from select industry professionals who comprise MERA’s newly formed Forecast Advisory Committee, MERA has compiled its first

Warehouse Distributors takes an Intrepid approach to mobile electronics By Brett Solomon The U.S.S. Intrepid was commissioned in 1943 and Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1986. It sailed the Four Corners of the world; took part in the largest naval engagement in history; served as a prime recovery vessel for NASA; and completed three tours of duty during the Vietnam Conflict. Now a museum, the Intrepid is also available for tours or group events, and bills itself as "the largest outdoor party space in Manhattan." Part patriotism, part promotion: A gathering of mobile electronics dealers and vendors held onboard a famous retired aircraft

Best Buy Co., Inc. named Michael Zimmerman its new vice president of corporate support in the Services Leadership Team. Previously, Zimmerman was Compaq's director of consumer customer service and support. Best Buy also promoted two vice presidents. Bob Davidson is now vice president, merchandising for computers and Mary Miller, vice president, brand management.…Roberds, Inc. announced the resignation of President Robert Wilson. The Board of Directors re-appointed Melvin Baskin as president. The International Recording Media Association (IRMA) lost two key veterans last month. Larry Finley, founder of the International Tape Association (ITA), now IRMA, passed away April 3, 2000, at the age of 86. Then,

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