HTSA, ahead of its fall conference later this month in Chicago, has announced a pair of new dealer members. The members are Nashville's ACT Technologies and Philadelphia's Sound Xperience.
A series of auctions will be held this month of assets held by HiFi House, the Philadelphia-area retailer and integrator that closed in June.
Philadelphia-area home entertainment retailer and integrator HiFi House has ceased operations after nearly 60 years in business, Dealerscope has learned. An HTSA member, HiFi House operated three locations, its flagship in Broomall, Pa., as well as in Jenkintown, Pa. and Wilmington, Del.
CE retailers and integrators interviewed at the HTSA Spring Conference in Scottsdale this week were just about unanimous in their positivity about their business prospects for the coming years.
There was a palpable air of optimism and brightness at HTSA's fall conference in Chicago this week, one that stood in sharp contrast to the Windy City's chilly autumn weather. Dealers and integrators spoke of strong business performance in the first half of the year, which they expect to continue through the holidays.
HiFi House announced Wednesday that co-president and CFO Kenneth Adelberg is retiring from the company after 30 years. Paul Sandquist, in the meantime, has been promoted to Adelberg's former position.
HiFi House President Jon Robbins has been elected president of Home Technology Specialists of America, which named its new board Friday.
The name of the new Managing Director of Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) will be announced soon, it was disclosed on Oct. 12 during the HTSA “Fall Pump Up” Conference in Denver.
The convergence of consumer electronics and AV formats will intensify during the second half of the year, posing even greater challenges in how manufacturers develop products and how retailers sell them. It could also mean higher margins for those who can figure out how to sell a full solution around the core technologies and products.
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