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Laptops are closing the price gap on less-powerful netbooks, with retailers delivering fully equipped systems for under US$300 as part of promotional offers.
Last friday Wal-Mart, the largest US retailer said it would phase out the sales of HD DVD offerings and exclusively offer high-definition Blu-ray hardware and DVDs by the middle of this year.
Direct sales giant Dell has taken another step towards channel-based distribution with the decision to sell stock through the world’s largest retailer, US-based Wal-Mart, and has hinted at similar initiatives elsewhere.