Artifact Details

Title

Crucial Crossroads: Technology X Retailing

Catalog Number

102706119

Type

Moving image

Date

2006-11-02

Credits

Kolder, Kathy

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Mountain View, CA, US

Format

DVCAM

Description

Abstract: "How did the migration from the niche retail outlet evolve to big box stores and the online experience as we know it today revolutionize the commercial computing industry at large? How did this dynamic change the face of distribution and what now lies ahead? The Computer History Museum cordially invites you to a lively panel discussion titled, "Crucial Crossroads: Technology X Retailing," featuring computer industry retail veterans Kathy Kolder, co-founder and executive vice president, Fry's Electronics; Seymour Merrin, founder of ComputerWorks (1978); Ellen Miller, acting executive vice president and chief marketing officer, CompUSA; and Steve Schiro, Microsoft corporate vice president, Home & Retail Division and vice president retail, Americas, Worldwide Retail Services & GTM's along with moderator Keith Newman.

A unique opportunity for technology consumers, retailers and fans to hear colorful and authentic behind-the-scenes stories and perspectives."

Category

Lecture

Lot Number

X4929.2009