Thiel Goes to Amazon
July 8, 2010

Thiel Audio said this week that it reached a deal for seven of its loudspeaker models to be carried on Amazon.com.

Borders Launches eBook Store
July 8, 2010

Borders announced Wednesday that it has launched a new company-branded eBook store, which will open with 1.5 million titles.

CEA Line Shows Panel Tackles Retail/E-tail Convergence
June 26, 2010

Convergence, long anticipated but finally here between the computer and the living room TV, isn’t a phenomenon limited to hardware and content. Brick-and-mortar CE retailing and e-commerce have finally come together with full force, even at the specialty dealer level.

Just what that signifies was the overarching topic during a  CEA Line Shows panel entitled, “What’s in Store: Trends in CE & Technology Retailing,” moderated by Line Shows chair Natali Del Conte in New York City June 24th.  Participants included Bob & Ron’s World Wide Stereo principal Bob Cole, Datavision principal Albert Liniado, CE industry hardware executive Bob Perry and Netsertive director of business development Jamie Sasser.

Apple Unveils Retail App
June 15, 2010

As it launched the pre-sale for the new iPhone, Apple also unveiled a new mobile app that allows users to purchase Apple products from their iPhone or iPod Touch

URC Launches University
June 11, 2010

URC announced this week that it has launched a new online education center called URC University. The program was launched at InfoComm in Las Vegas

ICE Launches Website Program
June 7, 2010

In Car Experts (ICE) announced Monday a new Websites For Members program. The program, included in ICE membership, allows group members to easily create high-quality websites.