End Result Show Sets Lineup
March 18, 2015

The End Result Dealer Show, which will take place April 15 in Columbus, Ohio, has set its exhibitor lineup. The event, themed "Survive—Revive—Thrive," is for retailers in Ohio, West Virginia and Western Pennsylvania.

AAMP Touts Safety Technologies
February 23, 2015

At CES, AAMP of America launched a new marketing and public information campaign called Drive Safe, Drive Connected. Designed with a focus on hands-free calling, music streaming, and back-up camera solutions from Pacific Accessory Corporation (PAC), iSimple, and Intraphex, the multimedia campaign reportedly will include a special website

The 2012 Dealerscope 40 Under 40
June 1, 2012

The exclusive release of the annual Dealerscope 40 Under 40.

When we asked this year's group of 40 Under 40 industry stars to share their take on the state of the economy, one of our favorite answers came from Micah Williams, owner of Sonus Car Audio in Clarksville, Tenn. "Our outlook is if you're going to stand behind the counter, clerk boxes and compete on price then the economy is bad," he said.

2012 Dealerscope Buying Group Profiles
April 19, 2012

Azione Unlimited 35 S. High St. West Chester, PA 19380 Phone: (610) 344-7477 Fax: (610) 344-7734 Website: Richard Glikes, President & CCO Members: 150 expected by year-end Key Suppliers: Canton, Digital Projection, JBL Synthesis, Revel, Lexicon, Integra, Peerless AV, Monitor Audio, JL Audio, Perfect Path, Sonance, IC Realtime, Stewart Filmscreens, Salamander, Epson, Liberty Audio…

Sorry, America: Your Wireless Airwaves are Full
February 21, 2012

The U.S. mobile phone industry is running out of the airwaves necessary to provide voice, text and Internet services to its customers.

The problem, known as the "spectrum crunch," threatens to increase the number of dropped calls, slow down data speeds and raise customers' prices. It will also whittle down the nation's number of wireless carriers and create a deeper financial schism between those companies that have capacity and those that don't.

Wireless spectrum -- the invisible infrastructure over which all wireless transmissions travel -- is a finite resource. When, exactly

Gaming Industry Gets Political
January 16, 2008

With gaming becoming bigger and bigger business all the time, the industry is now moving to organize itself politically. According to the New York Times, the leading gaming companies have joined forces to create a political action committee, which will raise money for political candidates in favor of the industry’s objectives. The already-existing Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which includes Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, and several game developers including Electronic Arts, last year voted to create the PAC, and expects to have it up in running this spring, in time for this year’s general election. The ESA’s chief, Michael D. Gallagher, told the Times that

Protecting Our Industry’s Future
July 1, 2007

The mission of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is to support the consumer electronics industry. Year after year, the International CES hosts the world’s greatest festival of technology and ingenuity. In 2007, CE sales are projected to top $155 billion in the United States—a 7 percent growth over 2006. The consumer electronics industry is driving our economy, providing good jobs to two million Americans, and ensuring that America continues to lead the world in innovation. But as is often the case, the success and growth of one industry, particularly an innovative sector fostering change, is perceived as a threat by other industries wedded to entrenched