SED International

Gordon Brothers Buys Archbrook Assets
August 18, 2011

Gordon Brothers announced Wednesday that it has purchased "substantially all" of the assets of shuttered electronics distributor Archbrook Laguna. It also announced a separate deal to sell certain inventory and intellectual property to SED International. 

SED Buys Archbook Laguna Assets
August 16, 2011

SED International announced Tuesday that it has acquired the assets of recently shuttered distributor Archbrook Laguna. As a result, SED will open a location in the Northeast, employing some employees of Archbrook and subsidiary Lehrhoff & Co.

Pinnacle, SED Form Partnership
August 2, 2011

Pinnacle Speakers and SED International have announced a national distribution agreement under which SED will distribute Pinnacle products, including audiophile speaker bars and powered subwoofers.

Ventura TV To Launch Own TV Station and New Site
May 20, 2011

For 60 years, Ventura TV Video Appliance Center in Fresno, Calif., has been switching it up.  Operating out of its original 10,000 square-foot location and a 15,000 square-foot warehouse/distribution center, the dealer is placing renewed emphasis on consumer electronics.

SED Profit Rises 88 Percent
May 12, 2011

SED International said Wednesday that its third quarter net income rose 88 percent to $1.1 million, as the distributor reported sales of $155.7 million.

SED Adds Three Vendors
May 6, 2011

SED International said Thursday that it has added URC, R&B Films and Black & Decker to its roster of vendors. 

SED Plans May Vendor Fair
April 8, 2011

SED International will hold a vendor fair and buying event in Atlanta next month, the distributor announced this week.

How Distributors Help Dealers
April 7, 2011

We recently asked some of the industry’s top distributors what they’re doing to help their dealers overcome some of their biggest challenges. Read the full interviews in April’s /Dealerscope/. Here’s what they had to say:

Distributors Reveal Most Profitable Products
April 6, 2011

With much of the Middle East in political upheaval, the price of commodities on the rise and the U.S. economy on a slow mend, it’s difficult to predict how this year’s CE market will fare. Maybe it’s best at this point to turn to distributors—the go-betweens for suppliers and retailers—for their projections on how the year will play out. See the April issue of Dealerscope for the full report.