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Power Sentry/Newpoint
March 1, 2003

Tailoring merchandising efforts to a connection product mix By Grant Clauser There are many competitors in the bid for retail space in the surge protection and accessory market, some of them entrenched and quite visible. What's the big deal about power these days? It's unstable and potentially dangerous to electronics, and it's a big profit center for retailers. Though not a new name in the market, Power Sentry is trying to grab a bigger part of the business with unique products and an expansion of its line into PC and A/V connection accessories. "Protect and serve" might well be the motto for Mark

Meet our November Issue Advertisers
November 1, 2002

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Meet the Advertisers
October 1, 2002

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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

Movers & Shakers
August 1, 2002

Industry People on the Move All that JVC Jazz: From left, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; JVC Company of America's Executive Vice President/COO Harry Elias; JVC Americas' President/CEO Katsuhiko Hattori; and Festival Productions President/CEO George Wien celebrate at the JVC Jazz Festival reception, held June 17, 2002, at Gracie Mansion. Ultimate Electronics has a newly appointed senior buyer; Greg Hughes now oversees display technology decisions regarding the company's flat panel and direct view televisions. Hughes comes to Ultimate Electronics after serving as general manager/director of merchandising for 800.com. SatisFusion recently brought Stephen Posner on board as its vice president of sales.