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Los Angeles – AVAD, the custom electronics and CE distributor, will have a special on-site demo of JVC Professional's new ProVérité 84-inch 4K LCD monitor during its final Vendopalooza event of the year in Van Nuys, Calif. this Wednesday.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Los Angeles – AVAD has released its 172-page full-color 2013 product catalog featuring residential and commercial electronics items carried by the distributor.
The catalog provides product details and specifications and will be available in printed and digital formats, includes information on everything from audio and video, to mounts and racks, cables and accessories, video distribution, home and business automation and more, AVAD said.
Northbrook, Ill. — CED awarded Premiere Systems a brand-new 2012 Ford Transit from Bredemann Ford in Glenview, Ill., as part of the distributor’s recent Fall Ball show and produce demo event.
Ken Johnson from Premiere accepted the award from Avery Baron and Paul Thariath of CED, a distributor that is part of the PowerHouse Alliance.
New Berlin, Wisc. – JH Fagan, a full-service distributor and fulfillment center of appliances, electronics and LED lighting, is moving its headquarters to a new, larger facility in Waukesha, Wisc., as of Jan. 2.
The new location will provide a larger warehouse as well as product display space and areas to conduct training seminars. This upgrade will allow the company to better serve their customers with added space to maintain more stocked inventory, as well as areas for customers to view new and featured products, the distributor said.
Philadelphia – Almo, the national appliance and consumer and professional electronics distributor, has added to its sales team in five territories nationwide.
The territories are: northern California, Kansas/western Missouri, Arizona/Mexico, the mid-Atlantic region and upper midwest region.
North Dallas, Texas — Starpower Home Entertainment Systems wowed crowds with the Dallas market debut of Sony’s 84-inch “4K Ultra High-Definition” TV at its Expo customer event last weekend.
The four-store premium A/V and custom-install chain, based here, said it unveiled the very first production models of Sony’s XBR84X900, and sold two of the $25,000 sets during the three-day extravaganza.
Harrisburg, Pa. — D&H Distributing is offering Black Friday Specials for its dealer, retailer and e-tailer customers from close to 75 D&H vendor partners are offering specials for this event and throughout the remainder of the holiday season.
Promotions feature favorite products from Acer, Creative, Hamilton Beach, Honeywell, HP, iHome, JVC, Kensington, Lenovo, Memorex, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony PlayStation, Targus, USRobotics and a host of others. Specials include rebates of $150 and discounts of up to 50 percent, depending on the item.
Harrisburg, Pa. — D&H Distributing will donate about $40,000 to the American Red Cross to help victims of Superstorm Sandy in the Northeast.
D&H set aside 1 percent of orders placed during its Fall Mid-Atlantic Technology Show Nov. 7 in Hershey, Pa., and 1 percent of orders billed on Nov. 9 via the DandH.com website and the company’s iPhone and iPod Touch apps.
Fremont, Calif. – CE and IT distributor New Age Electronics has launched a digital download service for its retail customers.
The service, dubbed Synnex ESD, after New Age’s parent company, will allow dealers to offer end users a wide range of PC software including games, security and utilities that can be downloaded directly from their websites or in stores.
Synnex ESD initially launched with two retailers and 10 vendors including Microsoft, Symantec and Adobe, and New Age plans to boost the roster to 50 suppliers within six months.