This year's Rocky Mountain Audio Fest is set to get underway Friday and will continue through Sunday at the Denver Marriott Tech Center. The event will feature around 25 exhibitors.
Autonomic Controls announced Monday that it has named nine new rep firms in an effort, the company said, "to grow its US dealer base and offer current dealers more opportunity to grow their businesses."
What happened to one of the industry's foremost retailers, and where is it headed? By Joe Paone Ultimate Electronics, the Rocky Mountain retail mainstay, has seen better days. Its finances are in tatters, so much so that in January, it filed for bankruptcy protection. Its stock, once a hot commodity, is virtually worthless. It owes several of the industry's foremost vendors millions of dollars. Its boardroom and executive suites have undergone an extreme makeover, with the familiar faces of Founder Bill Pearse, President/CEO Dave Workman and numerous other executives exiting the company in the wake of a friendly bailout-cum-takeover