Thursday February 20, 2020

Midnight opening for stores

Electronics stores are opening at midnight on Wednesday to cope with the expected huge demand for Sony's Playstation Portable (PSP), writes Emmet Ryan.

27th August, 2005

Electronics stores are opening at midnight on Wednesday to cope with the expected huge demand for Sony's Playstation Portable (PSP), writes Emmet Ryan.

The PSP goes on sale on Thursday and Sony expects to sell 20,000 units in the first week. Most major retailers expect initial stocks to run out quickly.

“It's mainly a logistics issue,” said Niall Hanrahan, managing director of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ireland. “Maybe the retailers undercooked their orders but, at the...

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