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Can Apple Watch reset consumer preferences?
Can Apple Watch reset consumer preferences?

It's time to see if Apple Inc. can single-handedly energize the tepid smartwatch market. When the Apple Watch finally hits store shelves next month, it will join a crowded field of smartwatches, none of which has caught on with the public in a big way. Millennials, who grew up checking their cellphones to tell the time, have shunned conventional watches, and the addition of Internet connectivity and apps hasn't yet been enough to entice them. The other issue is utility: Many people simply don't get how a smartwatch that relies on a smartphone to fully function, as the Apple Watch requires, can add that much value to their lives. "The entire category needs a...

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