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Friday, April 22, 2005

Cell Phones Hurting Watch Sales?

Yet another unintended consequence of technology: Makers of low-end wristwatches are accusing cell phone manufacturers of hurting their business. Cell phone users, they claim, are using their phones as their primary timepieces; as a result, watch sales are down. Sales of luxury watches, however, appear to be unaffected.

Source: Engadget