Jon Robbins

The group's latest major initiative, announced at its Spring Conference, involves re-acquainting members with the art and science of selling, so that they can once again elevate their sales performance to the level of their skills as technology specifiers and integrators.

Philadelphia-area home entertainment retailer and integrator HiFi House has ceased operations after nearly 60 years in business, Dealerscope has learned. An HTSA member, HiFi House operated three locations, its flagship in Broomall, Pa., as well as in Jenkintown, Pa. and Wilmington, Del.

CE retailers and integrators interviewed at the HTSA Spring Conference in Scottsdale this week were just about unanimous in their positivity about their business prospects for the coming years. 

There was a palpable air of optimism and brightness at HTSA's fall conference in Chicago this week, one that stood in sharp contrast to the Windy City's chilly autumn weather. Dealers and integrators spoke of strong business performance in the first half of the year, which they expect to continue through the holidays.

HiFi House announced Wednesday that co-president and CFO Kenneth Adelberg is retiring from the company after 30 years. Paul Sandquist, in the meantime, has been promoted to Adelberg's former position.

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