Smart phones, laptops high on Xmas gift lists

– Starr GM says games not so hot

Changing consumer purchasing patterns in the information technology sector in recent years is likely to continue to manifest in seasonal gift choices this year, Starr Computers General Manager Rehman Majeed told Stabroek Business in an interview earlier this week.

With seasonal purchases already in evidence at several IT service and equipment providers, Majeed said that both at Starr Computers and at other service providers in the industry the shift away from IT games had been “pretty significant in recent years”. Over the past three years, particularly, consumer choices had shifted radically from computer games to equipment that provides internet access.

“I think we can safely say that as far the Guyana market is concerned, the demand for games like the X Box, the MP3 Player and the Play Station, which was certainly high up to a few years ago is no longer…,” Majeed said. “We have seen a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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