TV Executives on 4K UHD & OLED
July 23, 2014

In the second part of our vendor round table (Part 1 appears in the July print edition of Dealerscope), major TV suppliers discuss how dealers can best couch 4K, and give their views on the OLED category’s present and future potential.

Great Expectations For 4K
July 16, 2014

DEALERSCOPE: What are your predictions for sales of Ultra HD 4K TVs for 2014, for the market as a whole, and for your brand in the market? Will the category reach mainstream by the end of the year—and how do you define “mainstream?”

AmTran Hires Kong, Villa For JVC Brand
November 7, 2013

AmTran Video Corp. said this week that it has brought in two executives to work on the JVC brand. Ron Kong is the brand's new marketing manager, while Daniel Villa is product manager.

99 Cent Store to Sell 99 Cent HDTVs
October 10, 2013

In a promotion that sounds promising- provided it doesn't lead to rioting-  a 99 Cent Only Store in Calfornia will present 40-inch flat-screen TVs for just 99 cents to the first nine people in line at an upcoming grand opening of a new stores.

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.