The End Result Dealer Show, which will take place April 15 in Columbus, Ohio, has set its exhibitor lineup. The event, themed "Survive—Revive—Thrive," is for retailers in Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.
New Jersey retailer Electronics Expo, having regained its financial footing, will open an additional high-end-brand-populated store next month in the same Union, N.J. 10,800-square-foot facility that had originally housed the chain’s second store, Leon Temiz, its CEO, told Dealerscope Thursday. The store currently operates out of a single, 19,000-square-foot facility in Wayne, N.J; the new store will hold a soft opening Nov. 6 for the vendor community and then officially open on Nov. 10.
The Play-Fi standard for wireless whole home audio continues to gain support, as MartinLogan, Paradigm and Anthem have joined the party, with compatible products to come in 2015. DTS, which bring audio enhancement technologies to market through various products, made the announcement yesterday.
Paradigm, MartinLogan and Anthem this week announced that Christopher R. Leader has been named the company's new president and CEO, effective immediately.
Paradigm announced Thursday that Bob Gassel, a 40-year industry veteran and the company's vice president of engineering and product development, has passed away at the age of 63.
Paradigm Electronics, MartinLogan and Anthem announced Wednesday that Rocco Melchione has been named president and CEO of all three brands. Melchione is a veteran of Panasonic as well as Baldwin Piano Co., when the latter was integrated into Gibson.
Anthem Electronics has announced the debut of its new consumer website. The new site now includes product specs, reviews and retail prices.
In its recent report titled “Deal-Seeking: Online vs. Offline,” Anthem Marketing Solutions found two key trends (see p. 34 for more in our special stats section) that mark a shift in the retail industry.
Paradigm Electronics, Inc., said this week that it has named Paul Grove to the position of senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Paradigm, MartinLogan and Anthem brands.
Anthem Marketing Solutions recently completed its fifth semi-annual report comparing online and instore prices of consumer goods across a range of categories. The categories included were: personal care for infants, toddlers, men and women, electronics, grocery, toys and games, entertainment, household products, and school supplies. Online and in-store prices were compared for: Wal-Mart, Target, Office Max, Office Depot, Staples, Sears, Best Buy, CVS and Walgreens; only in-store prices were taken for Jewel and Dominick’s, and only online prices for Peapod.com and Amazon.com.