Daniel Pidgeon

Editor in chief of Dealerscope

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As determined over the summer, Daniel Pidgeon of Starpower is the new chairman of the Consumer Electronics Association. The new executive board and board of industry leaders were elected Wednesday at the CEA Innovate! event in Arizona.

During a November briefing of media and analysts at Sony headquarters in Tokyo, company chairman Howard Stringer promised greater integration of Sony content and hardware to drive the company’s growth.

CE industry veterans are seeing some signs that business is rebounding, but they said it's still too early to tell if the recession is reaching its bottom.

 The CE industry has witnessed challenging times in the past, but nothing compares to what it has suffered during the last six months. The confluence of job cuts, home losses, the collapse of Wall Street and its impact on Main Street, and the frozen credit market have even the most seasoned retailers scrambling for survival.

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