New York City

Registration is now open for the 2015 edition of CE Week, New York City's largest consumer electronics and technology event, which is scheduled for June 22-26, with most events taking place at the The Metropolitan Pavilion/Altman Building on West 18th Street

The Britain-based Chester Group announced that it will host the fourth edition of the New York Audio Show this November. The event is set for Hilton Westchester Hotel in Rye Brook, N.Y., Nov. 6-8.

Because the cost of retail space is so dear everywhere in New York City, Dave Wasserman, proprietor of New York City’s lower Manhattan-situated Stereo Exchange, has had to focus perhaps a little more acutely than dealers in other regions on how to apportion the real estate in his showroom to optimize ROI. One solution he has devised: carry headphones that reflect his store’s dedication to promulgating high-performance audio, make them accessible for sampling by customers – and aggressively promote these premium brands with events like the one he held last Thursday from noon to 7:30 p.m. – his second annual event focusing on headphones.

For those hearty enough to brave New York City’s sub-zero temperatures this week, the 112th North American International Toy Fair 2015 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center provided a peek at the wares of around 1,100 exhibitors, importers and sales agents, who occupied a record 422,000 square feet; preregistrants numbered 30,000, from an estimated 7,000 retail outlets.

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