Almo, Gerhard’s Co-Sponsor Philly Food Fest

Almo, Gerhard’s Co-Sponsor Philly Food Fest

By Alan Wolf On Oct 8 2013 - 10:38am




Philadelphia — National CE and appliance distributor Almo is co-sponsoring a hometown food festival here with Gerhard’s Appliance, a local dealer customer.

The two will join a roster of sponsors for Philadelphia Taste, an annual food, wine and spirits festival that will be held Oct. 18-20 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

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AVAD Releases iOS Mobile Apps For Integrators

AVAD Releases iOS Mobile Apps For Integrators

TWICE Staff On Oct 7 2013 - 2:12pm




Los Angeles — AVAD has launched two mobile apps: AVAD Mobile and AV Home Design.

Both apps, available for free in the Apple iTunes app store and compatible with the new iOS 7, provide custom integrators with convenient, portable solutions for accessing the distributor’s portfolio of residential and commercial AV products.

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Almo, Petra Picked To Sell Monster N-Tune Headphones

Almo, Petra Picked To Sell Monster N-Tune Headphones

By TWICE Staff On Sep 30 2013 - 9:26am




Denver — Almo and Petra have been selected by Monster as distributors of its expanded line of youth-focused N-Tune on-ear headphones, which has a suggested retail of $159.

Limited to Monster retailers only, the offering is for N-Tunes’s new Candy Colour Collection, featuring models in Candy Green, Candy Red, Candy Blue, Candy Purple  and Candy Tangerine.

Among the capabilities of Monster N-Tune headphones is Monster MusicShare, featuring dual-port inputs that allow up to five headphones to connect at once and share listening.

 

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C.E.D.’s ‘Fall Ball’ Set For Oct. 15

C.E.D.’s ‘Fall Ball’ Set For Oct. 15

TWICE Staff On Sep 27 2013 - 2:39pm




Northbrook, Ill. — C.E.D. (Consumer Electronics Distributors) will host its annual product show, the “Fall Ball,” Oct. 15, 16 and 17 at two of the distributor’s locations.

It will be held at the Bensenville, Ill., facility at 880 Devon Ave. on Oct. 15 and 16, and at its New Berlin, Wis., location, at 16850 W. Victor Road, on Oct. 17.

The Fall Ball is C.E.D.’s largest show and includes product presentations and demonstrations from LG, Toshiba, Sharp, Elite, Pioneer, Yamaha, Onkyo, Polk, Jamo, Proficient, 2GIG, RTI, Digital Watchdog and more.

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Ingram Releases Custom Integration Field Guide

Ingram Releases Custom Integration Field Guide

TWICE Staff On Sep 27 2013 - 2:33pm

Ingram Micro’s  Custom Integration 2013-2014 Field Guide
Ingram Micro’s Custom Integration 2013-2014 Field Guide


Scottsdale, Ariz. — Ingram Micro’s Consumer Electronics Division (IMCE) has published its Custom Integration 2013-2014 Field Guide.

The field guide, which features 324 pages of almost 1,900 products and 50 vendors, is designed for the technology integrator in mind. It is a durable, spiral-bound and pocket-sized booklet, making it the perfect field companion and is free to Ingram Micro resellers, according to the distributor.

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Petra To Carry LifeTrak Line

Petra To Carry LifeTrak Line

TWICE Staff On Sep 25 2013 - 4:39pm




Edmond, Okla. — Petra Industries has partnered with LifeTrak to incorporate active lifestyle products into their “appcessory” product offerings.

LifeTrak’s new line of activity monitors sets a new standard of excellence and performance for the fitness category. LifeTrak watches are easy to use and feature a completely customizable method to monitor biometrics, the distributor said.

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Climatic Adds Haier To Its Lineup

Climatic Adds Haier To Its Lineup

By Alan Wolf On Sep 16 2013 - 4:52pm




Columbia, S.C. — Southeastern majap distributor Climatic Home Products has added Haier America to its white-goods brand offering.

According to Climatic, the deal will provide independent dealers with more choices with which to compete strategically within their markets.

The agreement also marks an expansion for Climatic, which will add more states to its distribution footprint to accommodate its new vendor partner.

“We couldn’t be happier to have Haier allow us to represent them,” said Climatic president Doug Allen.

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Wynit Partners With GlobaTrac

Wynit Partners With GlobaTrac

TWICE Staff On Sep 3 2013 - 9:29am




North Syracuse, N.Y. — Wynit Distribution signed an exclusive supplier relationship with GlobaTrac, the designer and manufacturer of Trakdot, a positioning solution that provides worldwide location reporting for luggage.

“Trakdot is designed to offer peace of mind when travelling by air,” said Dave Dawson, purchasing senior manager of Wynit. “This device conveniently enables consumers to locate their checked in luggage upon arrival when they land.”

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Volutone Opens New Location In Irvine, Calif.

Volutone Opens New Location In Irvine, Calif.

TWICE Staff On Aug 29 2013 - 9:50am




Simi Valley, Calif. - Volutone Distributing, a member of the PowerHouse Alliance, has opened its seventh location, a self-shop facility in Irvine, Calif.

The distributor said it is rapidly expanding throughout Southern California, has seen steady growth in the custom integration channel, with additional growth from their expanded categories/product lines offerings.

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Stampede ‘Big Book’ Visits Niagara Falls Aug. 28

Stampede ‘Big Book’ Visits Niagara Falls Aug. 28

TWICE Staff On Aug 13 2013 - 10:34am




Amherst, N.Y. —Stampede Presentation Products 2013 Big Book of AV Tour goes home to its own backyard at the Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel, located at 310 Fourth Street in Niagara Falls, N.Y. on August 28th.

The exhibit floor will be open from 9:00AM until 1:30PM.

Chris Boyd, sales director at Circle Technology, will be on-site to demonstrate how to use the company’s new portable presentation system solution from 9:45AM until 10:30 AM.

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