Jon Myer knew that drastic times call for drastic measures. What he didn't know was just how drastic those measures should be.
The recession has hurt every CE retailer, but to what degree depends on whom you talk to.
Home Entertainment Source (HES) has announced the addition of two new audio partners to its Expert Warehouse distribution center and the rollout of its long awaited transactional Web site for dealers.
Home Entertainment Source this week announced that it has elected a new board for 2009, with Bob Cole of Bob and Ron's World Wide Stereo once again serving as president.
Between the two of them, Stuart Schuster and Tim Slager run stores that have been around a total of 122 years.
A brief survey of specialty dealers and custom integrators populating the food and drink stations at the welcome reception for Brand Source’s 2008 Summit and Buying Fair, being held through March 19 at Dallas’ Hilton Anatole Hotel, revealed a hopeful business attitude despite the effects of an economy in the doldrums. Speaking for Brand Source’s Home Entertainment Source (HES) membership, Jim Ristow, HES executive vice president, says that if pre-registration for the event is any indication, this year’s show will be the largest ever. “HES member attendance is up 75 percent over 2007, and floor space square footage is up 40 percent,” he