Mahwah, N.J. -
Marantz is hosting a national rep meeting here today to launch what it called
its biggest product introduction in 10 years, then in a departure from past
practice, will bring the products on tour around the country to show them
first-hand to dealers.
the many breakthrough features and incredible system-building potential of our
new home entertainment products," said sales and marketing VP Kevin Zarow of
the road show, "it is very important for us to connect directly with our valued
retail partners and custom integrators to communicate the full extent of their
The new products, whose details will be
released publicly in late June or early July, will include new two-channel
audio components, network-capable A/V receivers, universal Blu-ray players and
high-end audio separates. The new line, he said, "has solutions for virtually
every consumer need and budget."
On June 10, Marantz will invite local dealers
to its Mahwah headquarters for a look, and then head out to five more cities through
July 7 to introduce the products to more dealers and custom integrators. The
schedule includes Mahwah on June 10; Denver on June 15; Dallas on June 17; Long
Beach, Calif., on June 22; Orlando on June 24; and Chicago on July 7.