Nebraska Furniture Mart

NYNE Adds Retail Partners
July 31, 2014

NYNE said this week that it has added Abt Electronics, Altex Computers & Electronics, and Hudson Group’s “Tech On The Go” airport retail network  as retail partners. 

Why Bluetooth is Winning in Wireless
March 12, 2014

You don’t have to too walk very far through a CE retailer’s aisles before bumping into yet another Bluetooth-enabled wireless speaker. And it’s no wonder: The category exploded last year with sales hitting $785 million, up a whopping 175 percent over 2012, according to The NPD Group.

In a world increasingly defined by smartphone users who routinely share photos, videos and music on the fly, consumers are drawn to portable wireless speakers that make it possible to bypass tinny phone and tablet sound at prices that are easy on the wallet.

Coby TVs Recalled
December 13, 2013

A recall has been announced for a line of Coby 32-inch TVs. The Consumer Product Safety Commission issued the recall due to "fire and burn hazards."

DTS Play-Fi Platform Adds iOS, Windows Support
September 23, 2013

DTS subsidiary Phorus, whose first branded wireless receiver and speaker have initially used DTS’s Play-Fi Wi-Fi-based wireless high-quality audio streaming technology to accept transmissions solely from Android-based devices, will now benefit from an expansion of Play-Fi's capabilities that make it compatible with both Apple iOS and Windows devices. 

NFM's Blumkin Dies at 93
February 27, 2013

Louie Blumkin, the longtime chief of Nebraska Furniture Mart and the son of founder Rose "Mrs. B" Blumkin, died this week at the age of 93, the company announced Thursday. Blumkin worked for the company for more than 75 years.

Staying Fresh
October 8, 2012

The number and variety of accessories available to all CE dealers has greatly increased exponentially in recent years. Ballooning mobile device sales account, in part, for the crowded peripherals market. But whatever the reason, dealers are grateful for a broader choice of options, and they say they are constantly on the lookout for new products, technologies and ideas that will stimulate foot traffic and boost their bottom lines.

The Best Accessories Sales
August 29, 2012

The number and variety of accessories available to all CE dealers has greatly increased exponentially in recent years. Ballooning mobile device sales accounts, in part, for the crowded peripherals market. But whatever the reason, dealers are grateful for a broader choice of options, and they say they are constantly on the lookout for new products, technologies and ideas that will stimulate foot traffic and boost their bottom lines.
         
New accessories such important business drivers heading into 2013 because, for one, pricing competition within the most popular accessories categories has put strong pressure on margin points. “Margins are thinner nowadays,” said Simon Sedek, buyer at Electronic Express, Nashville, Tenn. “They used to be better. But there is more competition.”