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McNally Joins EDI as Executive Vice President
September 17, 2013

Electrical Distributing Inc. announced Monday that Steve McNally has joined the company as executive vice president. McNally is an industry veteran who has worked with LG, Sharp and Toshiba.

Toshiba Debuts 10.1-Inch Windows Tablet
September 6, 2013

The Windows 8 tablet arena is about to get even more crowded and competitive, as compact, budget-friendly devices running Win 8.1 are snatching the IFA 2013 spotlight. Toshiba has just unveiled a gizmo of this kind, called Encore and sporting an 8-inch screen a la Acer’s Iconia W3.

OSD Audio Adds Turner
July 31, 2013

OSD Audio said this week that it has named Doug Turner its new vice president of sales. A veteran of Toshiba and Sony, Turner was most recently Vice President & Business Unit Head for IOGear.

D&H New England Expo Set For August 6
July 26, 2013

D&H Distributing will host its annual New England Expo on August 6 in Quincy, Mass. Organizers are expecting 500 attendees and 60 vendors for the event. 

The Problem with Cheap 4K UHD TVs
July 10, 2013

Dealerscope recently talked to the top executives from some of the major TV vendors about how they’re dealing with the most pressing trends in the industry. One trend they’re now facing is the arrival of inexpensive 4K UHD TVs from third- and second-tier manufacturers. We asked them if that poses a threat to their brands and whether the low prices will commoditize the product and cheapen consumer perception of the new technology. For the full interviews, see the July issue of Dealerscope.

Manufacturers Share 4K UHD TV Launch Plans
July 2, 2013

Major TV vendors are hoping to get it right with their next big launch: 4K UHD TVs.  Some companies have already released a few models, while others are planning late-year introductions. They’re all hoping the market buzz will also boost sales of their high-end 2K sets.

But every company that has skin in the game knows it will take more than a stunning picture to draw consumer attention to the latest technology on the retail floor. Most are supplying dealers with sales training, all forms of online and mobile assets, and 4K demo content. In this segment, the top channel executives from some of the major TV vendors talk about expectations for the market’s development this year. See the full interview in the July issue of Dealerscope.


DSI’s Satoren Talks Categories, Trends
July 1, 2013

Jerry Satoren, DSI Systems’ executive vice president, Consumer Electronics, provided Dealerscope with his market insights, just after the company’s June-held annual dealer Expo.

Winning Product Designs Will Impress Retailers and Consumers
July 1, 2013

After getting a close look at most of the new products showcased at CE Week, it’s clear the next six months and beyond should prove good ones for dealers, especially those who are looking to spice up and differentiate their audio offerings.

Shaping the 4K UHD TV Rollout
July 1, 2013

Major TV vendors are hoping to get it right with their next big launch: 4K UHD TVs. Some companies have already released a few models, while others are planning late-year introductions. They’re all hoping the market buzz will also boost sales of their high-end 2K sets. But every company that has skin in the game knows it will take more than a stunning picture to draw consumer attention to the latest technology on the retail floor. Most are supplying dealers with sales training, all forms of online and mobile assets, and 4K demo content.