Noel Lee

Noel Lee
CE Accessories

The CE accessories business has always been a great profit-builder for retailers, but in today’s market it’s not just the icing on the cake, it’s a big part of the cake itself. Merchandising and providing key accessory products to customers is no longer just a way of adding revenue to your store’s bottom line—it’s crucial to providing the enhanced experience your customers need to maximize all of today’s technology products, from smartphones and tablets, to home theater and gaming, and of course, mobile music.

Ears Wide Open

Monster Cables Noel Lee shares how selling headphones offers consumer electronics retailers a rich and ongoing profit stream

The Sad State of TV Sales

Retailers are selling home theater big screens like there’s no tomorrow. But, in most cases, they’re being sold as standalone products, not part of a full home theater solution. Few go out with an audio system, much less a high-end audio system. Millions of people are buying TVs, but most sales people fail to push the whole-home theater experience. This is a sad state of affairs, especially when you consider the audio technology that is available today: lossless high-definition surround sound and full 5.1 DVD Audio SACD-quality through HDMI. Most consumers think the TV is the home theater. But consumers don’t know that

The Sad State of TV Sales

Retailers are selling home theater big screens like there’s no tomorrow. But, in most cases, they’re being sold as stand-alone products, not part of a full home theater solution. Few go out with an audio system, much less a high-end audio system.  This is a sad state of affairs, especially when you consider the audio technology that is available today: lossless high-definition surround sound, and full 5.1 DVD Audio SACD-quality through HDMI. Millions of people are buying TVs, but most sales people fail to push the whole-home theater experience. Most consumers think the TV is the home theater. But consumers don’t know

The Digital TV Connection

The interconnectivity of digital components is one of the most challenging aspects of the DTV transition, but also one of the areas of significant business opportunity. As manufacturers and retailers of accessories, it is a business imperative to educate consumers about the true benefits of HDTV and how to connect up all their components for the highest performance. Once people begin to better understand the capabilities of HD, they’ll understand the need for quality accessories that go with them. For the most part, consumers remain uninformed about the technology behind HDTV and most still don’t know about the February 2009 analog TV cutoff date. In