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BrandSource's HES Adds Nine Vendors

5/21/2012 12:01:00 AM Eastern

ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Home Entertainment Source
(HES) has added nine more manufacturers to its
vendor roster.

The additions include Savant, Planar/Runco,
TK Living, SIM2, Lutron, Vutec, Salez Toolz, Cinemacoustic
Solutions and Zvox.

The specialty A/V buying group, a division of
the $14 billion BrandSource organization, said the
new additions provide more options for its independent
dealer members and demonstrate the group’s

“Q1 was very productive for us,” observed HES
communications director Andy Orozco. “The clout
behind these brands cannot be underestimated —
these manufacturers are the best in the business
and will allow dealers to offer more complete solutions
to their customers.”

“We are adding more and more new members,
new programs, and new manufacturers and are excited
to continue to grow and offer our members
the most comprehensive programs, products, and
support available from any consumer electronics
buying group,” said Jim Ristow, the group’s executive

HES is a 100 percent member-owned merchandising
group dedicated to the independent A/V integrator
and retailer. It provides specialized pricing,
merchandising allowances and rebate programs to
its members, while leveraging the clout of parent
organization BrandSource to provide a wide range
of general business services.

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