Western Canada

Clare Controls this week announced that it has named Jason Simms to the position of territory manager for Western Canada. Simms' territory will cover Aliberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Colombia and the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Screen Research this week added three manufacturer representatives, Advanced Territory Management, Clarity Marketing A/V Solutions and Elite Marketing

Retail is about understanding human nature. Those individuals who understand that principle learn retail very quickly while those who don’t struggle. There is no better place to learn human nature than selling on a retail floor. What I am constantly learning about retail is it’s like a chess game and knowing what the next move should be. I have a great-great-grandfather who was a frontier county sheriff and a deputy U.S. Marshal in the late 1880s. I have been researching material for a book over the past 10 years that I want to write about his life. It covers the outlaws he tracked down

Krell Industries announced the hiring of Coby Owen to its sales force. Owen will work directly with national sales manager Randy Bingham to bring Krell’s Evolution Series to new dealers while maintaining existing accounts. Coby joins Krell’s sales force after leaving his previous position as A/V Sales Manager at Magnolia HiFi in Everett, Washington. Vernon Irvin has been named chief marketing officer, XM Satellite Radio. Irvin will report to Nate Davis, President and COO for the company. His appointment is effective November 14. Irvin will oversee XM’s strategic marketing efforts with responsibility for a number of operating groups, including media and brand marketing; retail,

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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