The Consumer Electronics Association this week announced the final schedule for its SuperSessions at next week's International CES. The sessions will feature Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn, Google Executive Chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski.
JL Audio has announced that it will feature a wide variety of products at International CES, including marine, in-car and home audio categories. The company plans to unveil 42 new products in its largest CES booth ever, which will take up 2,400 square feet in the North Hall. “JL Audio’s business was very strong in 2011 as we expanded our market share in Car Audio, while also growing our Marine, Home and Powersports Audio categories," Manville Smith, the company's vice president of marketing, said as part of the announcement. "The new products we are launching in 2012 will refresh
(As told to Janet Pinkerton): The electronics industry has been in a recession for over six months. There’s going to be great opportunity in our industry today, but there’s going to be two kinds of businesses this year and next year: the quick and the dead. If you’re not totally involved in your business, I’m recommending you get out quick. They (higher prices) have been hitting, but (U.S.) retailers have refused to accept the price increase so distributors and manufacturers are being squeezed out. The large big boxes are continuing to dig in their heels, saying ‘We do not to