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Accessories Drive Profit (and Profit is not a Dirty Word)
March 1, 2015

It has been fascinating to witness the evolution of the technology and accessories industry over the last three decades. This symbiotic relationship is key for retailers, distributors and custom install providers, with accessories delivering the profit for the high-technology products that drive the consumer electronics (CE) industry. From smartphones and digital cameras to DVDs and 4K Ultra HD TVs, the advent of accessories as a major part of the profit picture is indisputable.

Accessories Drive Profit (and Profit is not a Dirty Word)
February 4, 2015

It has been fascinating to witness the evolution of the technology and accessories industry over the last three decades. This symbiotic relationship is key for retailers, distributors and custom install providers, with accessories delivering the profit for the high-technology products that drive the consumer electronics (CE) industry. From smartphones and digital cameras to DVDs and 4K Ultra HD TVs, the advent of accessories as a major part of the profit picture is indisputable.

CEDIA Names Manufacturers Excellence New Product Finalists
August 5, 2014

CEDIA Tuesday announced the 30 finalists for its annual Manufacturers Excellence Awards. Lutron Electronics led the pack with four nominated products, with Savant Systems, SnapAV and Sony Electronics notching three each.

Core Brands Names Ashbaugh Director of CI Sales
August 4, 2014

Core Brands said Monday that it has appointed Scott Ashbaugh to the position of Director of CI Distribution Sales.Ashbaugh will report to Senior Vice President of Sales Dave Keller.

The Mobile-Assisted Sales Floor
July 16, 2014

It goes without saying that the existence of mobile technology is influencing the retail landscape. There’s a lot to learn about how devices are being used during the shopping experience, and analysts are just starting to scratch the surface. With the majority of consumers carrying cell phones, and 84 percent of smartphone owners using their devices in stores (per Google Shopper Marketing Agency Council and M/A/R/C Research), many shoppers are going online to price-compare or find information to aid in their decision-making.

OmniMount Shows the Elegance of Wall-Mounted TVs
July 7, 2014

Before you go and buy a new or replacement flat-panel TV, consider how you want to view that screen. Sure, most models out there come with their own stand, but how about something a little more elegant for your modern living space? Television- and movie-watching becomes a slightly different and better experience when screens are mounted on walls. Minor angle adjustments help to reduce glare or provide a better view. Not only can it also save on floor space, there is less worry about people accidentally bumping into your expensive TV. 

Halaburda Joins Petra
March 31, 2014

Dan Halaburda, the industry executive who until recently worked for Ingram Micro CE, has joined Petra Industries as director of Ecommerce, according to an update posted to LinkedIn.

New Hires For Ergotron, OmniMount
February 6, 2014

Ergotron, the Nortek company that acquired OmniMount in 2012, announced a pair of new executive appointments. Steve Baker has been named president of the Ergotron Business Unit and David Wardleworth was named vice president of the OmniMount Business Unit.

Stock the Brands You Trust
December 11, 2013

You’ve already invested plenty to ensure you have a brand that your customers trust; one that delivers on the promise of quality and service. Are the brands that you’re placing on the shelves doing the same?  The company behind the product may have a bigger impact on your bottom line than you think. Especially if they are failing on any of the brand integrity markers - product quality, service quality, and social and environmental responsibility - that promote ultimate brand satisfaction. People like brands that are like them.