Vantage Controls

Now ListenUp!
September 1, 2007

As it celebrates its 35th anniversary, ListenUp is a remarkably diversified example of what can happen when passion meets market forces on an ongoing basis. Founded as an audiophile haven (read: stereo store) by Walt and Mary Kay Stinson and Steven Weiner in 1972, Denver-based ListenUp now operates three hybrid custom/retail locations, corporate offices that house a Keith Yates-designed reference theater, a pro/commercial business with its own retail operation, a pure-custom design center with its own outside sales force, a service center, and an e-commerce Web site serving largely out-of-state customers. All this is backed by an annual source book promoting ListenUp’s product, services