Devon Razey

Devon Razey
The Draw of Drones

Drones created a good deal of buzz (both figuratively and literally) at the International CES this year with a smorgasbord of drones and accessories of all sizes.

Hong Kong Fair Report: U.S. Products

The 35th Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition), currently in progress, is drawing industry experts for its Oct. 13-16 run with what show management said is an unprecedented number of exhibitors, numbering over 3,400, from 30 countries and regions, The show is also seeing record-breaking numbers in attendance, amounting to 68,000 visitors. The Fair is operated in conjunction with the component show electronicAsia at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. At the Fair, some companies sat down with Dealerscope to talk about current and future products hitting U.S. soil.

BrandSource Launches Mission-Specific Programs in Vegas

Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace played host to the BrandSource 2014 Convention and Expo this week, welcoming dealers from the around the country. Attendees were met with live entertainment courtesy of Lonestar, an impeccable show floor, seminars and training programs, and even complimentary health screenings to supplement the group’s new focus on individual health. During the opening presentation, Bob Lawrence, BrandSource CEO, who will be stepping down at the end of the year, asked, “How can we expect to have a healthy company if its individuals aren’t healthy?”

BrandSource Launches Mission-Specific Programs in Vegas

Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace played host to the BrandSource 2014 Convention and Expo this week, welcoming dealers from the around the country. Attendees were met with live entertainment courtesy of Lonestar, an impeccable show floor, seminars and training programs, and even complimentary health screenings to supplement the group’s new focus on individual health. During the opening presentation, Bob Lawrence, BrandSource CEO, who will be stepping down at the end of the year, asked, “How can we expect to have a healthy company if its individuals aren’t healthy?”

3D Printing: First Steps on the Path to Mainstream

3D Printing is still in its infancy but marketers are already predicting a mainstream demand for 3D printers and 3D-printed products. As 3D printing becomes integrated into both physical and online sales spaces, the industry potential becomes clearer.
Current trends reveal a variety of needs for 3D printing in personal and professional areas of life. According to Sam Cervantes, CEO of Soilidoodle, the company is seeing more features and increased usability for mainstream consumer adoption.

Mrs. G TV and Appliances: A Community-Minded Dealer

Mrs. G TV and Appliances has been in business for 79 years. What began as a plumbing supply company in 1935 has been transformed over the years by Mrs. G (Mrs. Beatrice Greenberg) herself—who ran the place until her passing in 2010—and her family.

What’s Next for Wearables?

New York City’s CE Week hosted a Wearable Technology panel discussion, moderated by Lauren Indvik, editor in chief of fashionista.com, that discussed the future of wearables.

The panel predicted a bright future for the market and discussed its direction, overall coming to an agreement about where the industry is headed and what will be in store for the next generation of wearables.

RCA Takes its Next Steps in Over-Air Antennas

The RCA brand has roots in television as an innovator in color TV, VCR, DVD, the exclusive and first DirecTV receiver box, and as the first in omni-directional flat digital antennas.

Why Dealers Love Add-ons

“Accessory” is an umbrella term for much of—maybe most of—what retailers sell. They are necessary constituents that aid, enhance and provide functionality to CE products and appliances. Whatever the business, add-ons drive sales and equip consumers with power over their user experiences.