Bjorn Dybdahl

Bjorn’s, a 37-year-old specialty retailing legend, built a reputation early on in industry circles as a “showcase dealer.” Since the introduction of the Compact Disc and even before, vendors have used Bjorn Dybdahl’s single San Antonio store as a launch pad for virtually every new CE product category and innovation.

PRO Group announced Monday that Murray Huppin of Huppin's/OneCall is the new chairman of the board, while Rachelle Friedman of J&R is the newest member of the board.

The Consumer Electronics Association this week announced this year's induction class for the CE Hall of Fame. The class includes founders Byung-Chull Lee of Samsung, In Hwoi Koo of LG, Bjorn Dybdahl of Bjorn's, Charlie Ergen of Echostar and Dish Network and Fansy and Henry Harold Gregg of hhgregg.

PRO Group announced Wednesday that Leon Temiz of Electronics Expo is the newest member of its board of directors.

Progressive Retailers Organization (PRO Group) said Wednesday that Bjorn Dybdahl of Bjorn's Audio/Video has joined its board of directors.

The Empress Joséphine, one of history’s master seductresses, once ordered her decorators to fashion a bedroom in the manner of a luxurious military tent so Napoleon might feel the excitement of his many field campaigns right at home. The ploy got rave reviews from her general (later to be her husband), earning Joséphine love letters full of phrases like, “the memory of last night’s intoxicating pleasures has left no rest to my senses.”

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