Category should remain strong seller through holidays
Anti-shake, red-eye reduction, smile and blink detection, on-board editing and panoramic stitching.
These are the times when a Marilyn Monroe impersonator sauntering in front of a hot car can really do some good
Tension crackled through the ranks around this time last year when H&H Lifestyles owner Trey Brunson asked all of his employees to gather for a store-wide summit.
Crazy Eddie is on his way back
Who knew Panasonic president Shiro Kitajima was fluent in Spanish?
"Look at the evolution of the PC industry in the traditional home: Desk tops have been replaced with a notebook. That was shift #1. With netbooks coming in, there's another shift. Now, parents can afford to give a PC to their kids. Now, the PC is becoming something personal, no longer shared. It is the democratization of PC mobility."
"The future is Wal-Mart selling everything and we're installing it, we're dealing with it...I just don't see opportunities in products. The opportunity is in services."
An interview with Jim Arnold, Senior VP-Sales at Control 4
They've got Energy Star stickers on their showroom TVs, sustainability messaging in their e-mail blasts, and have even reserved a corner of their warehouse for recycled CE products, so you can't blame Greg and Sible Hager, owners of the Tri-City Electronics chain in North Carolina, for not at least trying to go green. After all that effort, though, Mr. Hager would be happy if even one customer would take notice.
Summertime is considered another business opportunity for Western Appliance, especially as the sales and marketing teams find new ways to move higher-margin, energy efficient products with "green" messaging.
Though it holds all the sex appeal of a frying pan, a terabyte may very well be the most romantic gift you could present to your dearest one this year, a year when many American consumers have finally reached the capacity limits of their home computer hard drives.
We've learned that the early adopters never finished early adopting. We have this perception that once we've done someone's home with a great system, they're done, but that's not true. A first-generation plasma set is ripe to be replaced right now.
"You really have to go out of your way for people. Thats how we all started, and then some of us got arrogant and lost that service-based model, but you have to do it. You put in the long hours, the early mornings and late nights. If a client's TV isn't working at 8 p.m., you got to go. That's what makes your reputation."
Talking with the legendary Jerry Carroll