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Vice President, Audio Plus Inc. Age: 39 Education: International Business degree from Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas Career History: Durham worked his way up from installer to head installer at an outfit called Road Tunes in Nacognoches, Texas. He moved to Tyler, Texas, in his early 20s to manage Audio Sounds Etc. He then became a manufacturer’s rep for the Seek Company before becoming a national sales manager at Petra in Arlington, Texas. He moved back home to Nacognoches and teamed up with an old friend to open their own business, Audio Plus, with annual sales of $600,000. Greatest Business

In 2006, Dell was affected by a massive recall of Sony batteries—batteries Dell uses to power many of its laptops. In early 2007, the company opened its first store in Shanghai. Store counts and sales represent the company’s United States operations only. Best Buy Canada is covered elsewhere in this registry. Wal-Mart is aggressively remodeling many of its stores, and some analysts believe that it will take several months before its sales begin to benefit from those efforts. Sales and store counts represent United States and Canadian operations only. Falling prices on flat panel TVs helped account for Circuit City’s disappointing third quarter sales,

They work hard; most play hard, but all are making a difference within their companies and beyond. They're the Dealerscope 40 Under 40 -- 40 men and women already recognized for their achievements early in their careers. Dealerscope is proud to introduce this year's 40 Under 40 profiles, representing the industry's best and brightest. Compiled by the Dealerscope Staff Nasser Abo Abdo President, Audiobahn, Inc., Buena Park, Calif. Age: 35 First industry job: In retail, at Stereo Center in Santa Ana, CA, 1981 Career history: Nasser was at Stereo Center for two years and in 1984 started his own retail store, Pacific Stereo. By

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