I went to KMart in suburban Los Angeles and
They did advertize. They had only six models of
MicroTalk and were quickly sold out at $99. They didn't
have the yellow one, but did have the purple. In fact
one employee was using it
and carries it on the
back of his belt. Very handy size.
the tip. I may get one for X'mas once available.
Fire the marketing guy? Give him a big
For the first time in my life I am seeing prominent
displays of Cobra products. I am seeing the product
promoted at Kmart, Service Merchandise big time. The FRS
has great potential. This stock could explode. Also,
the marketing guy is not responsible for marketing
the company - just the products. Products rule. For
the first time ever, this company seems to have a
real marketing guy. Please read the latest 10k. One of
the reasons for poor last quarter results was
increased marketing expense, getting the product on the
retail shelves. This should all pay off real soon. Go
We have many things going,
the products (which has improved)
the company (which need a lot more
I suggest firing the marketing guy, unless there is
commitment to do a good job for the shareholders.
Hunters, outdoor enthusiasts, whoever buys
handheld CBs and Microtalks now... could quickly become a
small slice of market as the inevitable y2k buzz grows.
These look like HOT survival products as long as
batteries can be charged OR stockpiled with a reasonable
The recent good news on the safety alert
technology in use does not seem to have helped the stock
price. It looks like we have to have a good 4th qtr. to
get a bump up. Should be close to a ten dollar stock
in the next year, I hope.