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DS1206 Timeline.June
December 1, 2006

Muller Succeeds Jens as Head of Philips North America It is announced that on August 1, the current president of Philips Consumer Electronics, North America, Reinier Jens, will become the new head of the company’s European arm. Olympus Imaging America Executive Vice President Stewart Muller will take over for Jens, joining Philips in June. In a statement issued yesterday, Philips credited Jens with the corporation’s progress in North America and welcomed Muller’s experience, which also encompasses a leadership position at Apple Computer, Inc. Microsoft Offers Tech Support Subscription at Retail At retail stores, Microsoft launches a new subscription-based service package called Windows Live OneCare. For $49.95 a

More Than Brown Boxes
April 1, 2003

Distributors ramp up value-added services By Joe Paone To hear distributors tell it, the era of the traditional distributor-retailer relationship, one focused primarily on moving boxes, is long gone. In its place stands a new era of partnership, they say, with distributors providing many more value-added services to retailers than they did in the past. Today, distributors would like to act not just as your source for product, but also as your shipping and fulfillment service, sales and product training educator, consultant, call center — even your entire back office infrastructure. Some want to handle, or at least assist with, transportation, installation, customer service,

Meet February Advertisers
February 1, 2003

Audiobahn Inc. One of the country's leading 12-volt manufacturers, founded in 1997 by Nasser Abo Abdo. Over the past few years, Audiobahn has proven itself to be bigger and better than its competitors by showing an amazing growth rate and proving its dominance. Contact: (800) 488-8595 www.audiobahninc.com Audiovox Communications Corporation Audiovox is a market-share leader that holds the coveted spot of third-largest manufacturer of cellular handsets. The company markets analog, CDMA, CDMA/PCS, TDMA and GSM and 900 MHz digital cordless telephones. CONTACT: www.audiovox.com Beltronics Beltronics develops, manufactures and markets high-performance radar detectors for the domestic and international automotive

Meet our November Issue Advertisers
November 1, 2002

Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1, www.alpine-usa.com AON Warranty Group AON Warranty Group provides a single source solution for retailers and manufacturers in the areas of service plan marketing and administration, direct marketing and call center services. CONTACT: (866) 482-5830, www.aon.com Audio Authority The experts in showroom demonstration systems, audio/video switching systems, HDTV signal distribution systems, mobile audio displays, consumer audio and video converters and OEM/contract

Meet the Advertisers
September 1, 2002

Alpine Electronics of America Alpine Electronics specializes in an integrated platform concept for mobile multimedia. Alpine's product line includes premium components for digital audio/video media playback, digital broadcast reception, security and satellite linked navigation. CONTACT: (800) ALPINE-1 www.alpine-usa.com AON Warranty Group AON Warranty Group provides a single source solution for retailers and manufacturers in the areas of service plan marketing and administration, direct marketing and call center services. CONTACT: (866) 482-8350 www.aon.com Audio Authority The experts in showroom demonstration systems, audio/video switching systems, HDTV signal distribution systems, mobile audio displays, consumer audio and video converters and OEM/contract