The 1,000 dealers represented at the 2012 Las Vegas-held Brand Source 2012 Convention this week witnessed the demonstration of a new cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) system developed by the buying group that will connect all members.
Here are some observations that Brand Source CEO Bob Lawrence and HES executive vice president Jim Ristow made during the group’s Las Vegas-held 2012 Convention this week about their members’ businesses and about what they are doing – beyond the major initiative of the new ExpertTech cloud-based POS platform – to refine the suite of services they offer to help their dealers get more feet in the door and more profits in the coffer:
During a sneak peek reception Monday night, new vendors and new categories were evident across the three sprawling show floors at the Brand Source 2012 Convention in Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace. It runs through Wednesday, Aug. 29 th. Stay tuned to this web site for followup coverage of the full agenda. (Photos: Nancy Klosek)
BrandSource Monday announced a series of enhancements to its app, meant to deal with the issue of "showrooming."
The top improvement, the company said, is that the app features a price comparison chart, which displays when the customer expresses interest in a product.
This is Part II of Dealerscope's exclusive interview with Ingram Micro Consumer Electronics vice president and general manager Brent McCarty, conducted at the company's Fall Vendor Expo in Scottsdale, Ariz.
The BrandSource buying group broadened both its informational and logistics reaches Tuesday, when it formally unveiled the BrandSource App mobile application along with the Expert Warehouse 2 initiative resulting from its new partnership with Ingram Micro.
Dealerscope's complete 2011 Buying Group Directory, as featured in our March 2011 issue:
Brand Source will host its national convention later this month in Las Vegas, the group said Thursday.
Many dealers and custom integrators are still skeptical about the early success and viability of 3DTV, saying non-compatible 3D glasses and lack of content will hinder sales.