Newegg Launches Iron Egg Guarantee
June 18, 2013

Newegg this week announced the launch of a price-matching program called the Iron Egg Guarantee. The program, which runs through the end of September, offers a lowest price guarantee for all Newegg products that are marked with the special Iron Egg Guarantee badge. 

The 2012 Dealerscope 40 Under 40
June 1, 2012

The exclusive release of the annual Dealerscope 40 Under 40.

When we asked this year's group of 40 Under 40 industry stars to share their take on the state of the economy, one of our favorite answers came from Micah Williams, owner of Sonus Car Audio in Clarksville, Tenn. "Our outlook is if you're going to stand behind the counter, clerk boxes and compete on price then the economy is bad," he said.

Best Buy Gets into Fighting Shape for E-Commerce Expansion
March 19, 2012

Like all other retailers, Best Buy is also working hard to remain competitive in the online market. Technological revolution and increasing online penetration has revolutionized the consumer retail industry. Best Buy has been working toward growing its share of the e-commerce market. As part of this effort, it is rebuilding its internal IT team over the course of next 12 months and plans to hire approximately 200 IT professionals. Best Buy competes with general retailers like Walmart and Costco as well as specialty retailers like Radio Shack and GameStop.

Kobo is Acquired by Owner Rakuten
November 9, 2011

The eBook market just a bit more interesting as Kobo, the third major platform has been acquired by Japanese company Rakuten. The deal has Rakuten buying 100 percent of Kobo for $315 million. Kobo and all it’s employees will remain as they were, with the deal mostly down to expand Kobo’s reach internationally. Rakuten not only owns, but it also has significant e-commerce sites in Japan, Germany, Brazil, China, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Thailand

Ludacris Headphones Add Retail Partners
July 20, 2011

The Soul by Ludacris line of headphones, from Soul Electronics and rapper/actor Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, will arrive nationwide Wednesday.

Skeptical Shopper: Know Who Your Online Seller Is Before You Hit 'Buy'
April 26, 2011

Just because you're on the Amazon or Sears Website doesn't mean you are buying from Amazon or Sears. And the actual seller's return and refund policies may not suit you. Do you know who you're buying from when you are on one of the Internet's large shopping sites? Rita Perenson of Long Island, New York, wasn't sure. Last fall, she and her husband thought they had purchased a 32-inch LG HDTV from But the seller on Amazon's site turned out to be the online arm of a store in Nashville, Tennessee. When the HDTV arrived, its packaging was

Inventory Bug Struck on Black Friday
December 3, 2010

An inventory-checking glitch which led to sales to customers of items that were not actually in stock affected several major retailers on Black Friday.

CE Web Site Traffic Rises
December 29, 2009

Visits to consumer electronics Web sites jumped 32 percent in November from the month before, while Best Buy's Web site was by far the traffic leader about CE retailers.