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.
Best Buy said over the weekend that it will showcase the new Dolby Atmos audio technology in 400 select Magnolia locations at Best Buy stores. Best Buy and Magnolia are offering products featuring the technology from Pioneer Elite, Marantz, Denon In-Command, Yamaha Aventage, Definitive Technology and Onkyo. See a store locator for participating locations here.
Denon and Marantz said this week that they will add three-dimensional audio format Auro-3D to select receivers of both brands later this year.
Denon has announced the debut of the DA-10 portable headphone amplifier, featuring USB-DAC.
The title of buying group Azione Unlimited’s Fall 2014 Conference is “The Arrant Affair.” And as the event kicked off on Oct. 8 in Austin, Texas, Azione Founder/President Richard Glikes explained that as “arrant” means “truly, completely,” the event was all about delivering a big dose of truth.
Easy Access Distribution, a Catalyst AV member, will host a Emerging Technologies & Home Awareness Expo Oct. 15 and 16 in Billerica, Mass.
Denon this week announced the Denon DHT-T110, described by the company as a single unit TV Speaker Base.
Dolby Laboratories held a demonstration day to showcase both its cinema and home theater applications of Dolby Atmos sound technology at its New York City offices Aug. 13, as prelude to what Dolby senior director of sound technology research Brett Crockett termed “specific, multiple announcements” regarding the technology during CEDIA Expo next month.
Denon announced its first Atmos-equipped AV receivers last month; this week they announced more details, including pricing.