Today, in its 68th year, Amco McLean Corp. has positioned itself as one of the leading New York Distributors for the full line of Panasonic and other major lines of consumer electronics, including Coby, Friedrich, GE, Haier, jWIN, RCA, Sanyo and Technics. Eugene Trevor founded the company as Trevor Radio & Appliances on Lexington Avenue in New York, selling major appliances, tvs, radios and housewares to the general public. As business grew, he moved the company to Long Island City in 1965 to a larger store/warehouse and Amco McLean was then founded as the Appliance Merchandising Company. As the demand for product grew, Amco
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Dealerscope profiles the top 10 retail demographic market areas, reporting on 2000 retail entrances and exits, regional economic highlights and outlooks for 2001. 1. New York Entrances and Exits: Due to the enormous success of its Bang & Olufsen showroom opened in 1999 in lower Manhattan, Harvey Electronics opened its second Bang & Olufsen showroom in the NYC metropolitan area in Greenwich, Conn., last October. The showroom is a few blocks from the Greenwich Harvey Electronics. J&R Music World expanded with the opening of its new retail computer store in its Park Row outpost in Manhattan. Wolf Camera opened two "Vision"
U.S. Listing for the consumer Electronics and Major Appliance trade In this section, Dealerscope profiles the top 10 retail demographic market areas, reporting on 1999 retail entrances and exits, regional economic highlights and outlooks for 2000. 1. New York City Entrances & Exits: When Circuit City opened its first store in New York City in 1998, it proved to other national chains that the big rent of the big city is quickly compensated by the big spenders in the big city. Consequently, the Big Apple in the last year saw even more megastore openings. Office Depot opened its first Manhattan storea 21,000-sq.-ft .store