The inductees into this year’s Dealerscope Hall of Fame work in several different sides of the CE industry, but they all share a penchant for growth. Whether it’s multiplying their company’s sales, helping partners increase revenue and profitability, or attracting a larger audience to benefit from all the industry has to offer, these CE luminaries have gone above and beyond to excel in their given markets. Don’t expect any of them to rest on their laurels.
If there’s one word that best describes Jeannette Howe, executive director of Specialty Electronics Nationwide, it’s “passionate.” Since the day she first stepped into a Tweeter store, she has found the audio/video industry electrifying.
CES is a springboard for new technologies, a marketplace of ideas and the ultimate networking opportunity for vendors and dealers from around the world. And even for people in the industry who opt out of attending it, it is still the place that’s looked to for “the next.”
Nationwide Marketing Group announced Friday that as of next year, Robert Weisner and Les Kirk will serve as co-CEOs. Dave Bilas, meanwhile, will become president and COO.
According to last year’s headlines, Best Buy was supposed to be dead by now. “5 Reasons Best Buy’s 5-Point Plan Will Fail” proclaimed Motley Fool. “Best Buy: Is This the Last Public Gasp?” queried Forbes.
Nationwide Marketing Group said this week that registration is open for its March PrimeTime show. The event is scheduled for March 9-13 at the Venetian Palazzo and Sand Expo Center in Las Vegas.
Nationwide Marketing Group announced Friday that it has partnered with ProfitSystems to offer a group program for Nationwide's 3,500+ independent retail members.
The event at CEDIA Expo hosted by Women in CE last week broke all levels of attendance and sponsorship support, the organizers announced Thursday.
Most CE retailers today are running much leaner operations than they did just a few years ago but have much more work to do. That’s all the more reason to take advantage of the new programs offered by vendors, buying groups, distributors and other partners that could help improve different aspects of your business.
Nationwide Marketing Group this week announced the launch of its new MemberNet 4.0, the latest version of the group's intranet.