Aim High Marketing and AHA Distributing have announced the lineup for its upcoming 2015 Big Show, scheduled for March 24 and 25 at the Marriot Atlanta Northwest at Galleria.
Easy Access Distribution, a Catalyst AV member, will host a Emerging Technologies & Home Awareness Expo Oct. 15 and 16 in Billerica, Mass.
Aim High Audio Sales & Distribution announced Monday that it has added Mark Garijanian, as its Inside Sales Manager & Susan Clancy, as Office Manager.
In addition, numerous brands, including The DaVinci Group, Denon, Marantz, Boston Acoustics, DSC Alarm, Clare Controls, iRoom, Middle Atlantic Products, have joined Aim High's roster of products.
Core Brands has announced the hiring of Steve Jain as its new director of retail sales.
Converting the consumer who researches CE products online into an actual buy is the brass ring on the e-commerce merry-go-round. Complicating the matter is that there is no real linear path to purchase. Consumers may start with Google, a vendor site, or a local retailer site. Where the search goes, or its outcome, is unpredictable.
The company’s mission is to help retailers and vendors work in sync to steer consumers toward—and through—the checkout point at the end of their Internet searches by optimizing the symbiosis between vendors and the retailers. At some point in the buying cycle, 60 percent of consumers go to manufacturer sites to research product, and 57 percent to retailer sites, said Bob Scaglione, OwnerIQ’s senior vice president, strategic channel development. The problem is, the consumer doesn’t move from one to the other in any order.
Like many notable businesses in the tech world, Sanus started out in a garage.
But even before the company got to that point, Jim Wohlford had a simple idea that proved to make a lot of sense.
Boston Acoustics is promoting a variety of speaker solutions designed to tap into consumers’ attachment to their personal music devices and expand that listening experience outward. The brand, an arm of D+M, which also counts the Marantz and Denon brands as members of its group, is additionally fielding a seven-model line in the traditional form-factor speaker category upon which it built its reputation.
CEDIA Expo provided audio suppliers with a stage to showcase highly featured components that mesh easily within home control ecosystems. Loudspeaker introductions were attuned to making TVs sound better, as was the case last year. Many of those speakers now included Bluetooth and AirPlay to give consumers easier access to audio stored on their mobile devices. Here are highlights: