Onkyo Ships TX-8020 Receiver
August 13, 2013

Onkyo this week announced the shipment of its new TX-8020 stereo receiver. The receiver includes five inputs, for audio from TV, BD/DVD players, CD players, and AirPlay-enabled devices.

Adding Bite to Bluetooth Headphones
June 19, 2013

 The market for headphones has become a monster, with plenty of Beats knock-offs and models of every brand and stripe now crowding store shelves. With nearly every label offering $250 headphones, this year’s CE efforts to carve out a new section of the market are squarely aimed at delivering wireless models.

Onkyo, Gibson Join WiSA Association
June 18, 2013

The Wireless Speaker and Audio (WiSA) Association this week announced that Onkyo Corp., Gibson Brands and Dali are its latest members.

Onkyo Takes ES-FC300 Headphones on the Warped Tour with Spotify
June 17, 2013

If you’re looking to check out Onkyo’s new line of headphones, and you’re going to the Vans Warped Tour this summer, well, you’re in luck. In partnership with Spotify, Onkyo will be premiering its new ES-FC300 headphones before they’re available at retail.

Gibson Guitar is Now Gibson Brands
June 13, 2013

In order to reflect its move into the consumer electronics space, Gibson Guitars has changed its name to Gibson Brands.

Onkyo Debuts New A/V Receivers
May 21, 2013

Onkyo this week announced the upcoming release of a new 9.2-channel TX-NR929 Network A/V Receiver, part of its mid-range lineup. It joins the 7.2-channel TX-NR828 Network A/V Receiver and the rest of its receiver products.

The Products That Yield the Most Profit
April 3, 2013

As part of Dealerscope’s annual distributor roundtable, we asked executives of some of the leading companies to name one product category that provides CE dealers more profit than any other. Here’s what they had to say. For the full roundtable, make sure to check out Dealerscope’s April issue.

Distributors Focus On New World Solutions
April 1, 2013

Today’s consumers come to stores armed with mobile devices, price lists, product reviews, family/friend recommendations and a handful (or driveful) of other information that has effectively turned the concept of an ‘assisted sale’ on its head. But in recent years distributors have helped retailers increase their close rates and maintain the viability of an assisted sales floor.

Newegg Launches "Man Cave" Sweepstakes
March 18, 2013

Newegg recently announced the launch of a Man Cave Madness Sweepstakes, and this week also released some statistics about the rise of the man cave phenomenon.