Sound United Sets New Channel-Based Retail Plan

Sound United Sets New Channel-Based Retail Plan

By Steve Smith On Apr 16 2014 - 3:37pm




Vista, Calif. — Sound United, a division of DEI Holdings that operates the Definitive Technology, Polk and Boom brands, has announced a new channel-based retail sales strategy.

Effective May 1, Dave Peet, Definitive Technology executive VP, assumes the newly created role of executive VP of Sound United.

In this expanded role, Peet will manage products and programs necessary to drive growth within this important channel, the company said.

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D&M Holdings Sells Rest Of Its Pro Audio Businesses

D&M Holdings Sells Rest Of Its Pro Audio Businesses

By Joseph Palenchar On Apr 15 2014 - 2:49pm




Mahwah, N.J. – D&M Holdings sold off its Denon Professional, Marantz Professional and Denon DJ businesses to inMusic Brands, which owns multiple pro-audio brands.

D&M is licensing the rights to the D&M pro brands as “another step in our strategy to continue focusing on our core consumer brands,” said Jim Caudill, D&M Holdings CEO. He said he is confident that inMusic “will bring the required focus and investments to accelerate the growth of these well-respected brands.”

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Velodyne Names Business Development Director

Velodyne Names Business Development Director

By TWICE Staff On Apr 7 2014 - 3:28pm

Rob Morse
Rob Morse


Morgan Hill, Calif. — Velodyne appointed company veteran Rob Morse to the position of business development director for audio.

Morse, who joined Velodyne in 2006 as an audio product support specialist, will work with the company’s audio inventory, product development, engineering and sales teams to build and manage strategic business relationships and expand Velodyne’s core audio business, the company said.

“In the year ahead, we will expand and deepen our line of offerings in audio,” said Morse.

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Sangean Adds Special-Edition Anniversary Radio

Sangean Adds Special-Edition Anniversary Radio

By TWICE Staff On Apr 4 2014 - 11:41am

Sangean’s 40th special-edition AM/FM wood-cabinet tabletop radio at a suggested
Sangean’s 40th special-edition AM/FM wood-cabinet tabletop radio at a suggested $139


Santa Fe Springs, Calif. – Consumer radio manufacturer Sangean is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a special-edition AM/FM wood-cabinet tabletop radio at a suggested $139.

Sangean’s tabletop-radio lineup includes AM/FM atomic-clock radios, HD radios, AM/FM/Bluetooth radios, networked FM/Wi-Fi radios that stream Internet radio services and computer-stored music, and networked clock radios. Portable radios include AM/FM USB, AM/FM Bluetooth, weather, world-band and work-site radios.

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CEA Survey Foresees Wireless-Audio Growth

CEA Survey Foresees Wireless-Audio Growth

By Joseph Palenchar On Apr 3 2014 - 1:21pm




ARLINGTON, Va.—Sixteen percent of consumers own a portable wireless speaker, and 10 percent own a wireless multiroom audio system, CEA found in a survey.

And adoption is poised to grow.

Forty-four percent of consumers who don’t own a wireless multiroom system are interested in owning one, CEA said. And 28 percent of people who don’t own a portable wireless speaker, such as a Bluetooth speaker, plan to purchase one in the next two years.

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Nyne Hires Rob Voorhies

Nyne Hires Rob Voorhies

By TWICE Staff On Apr 2 2014 - 4:25pm

Nyne’s Rob Voorhies
Nyne’s Rob Voorhies


Oxnard, Calif. — Bluetooth speaker supplier Nyne hired Rob Voorhies, formerly with JVC, to fill the newly created position of national sales manager.

The position was created as “part of the expansion going on domestically and internationally,” a spokesperson said.

Voorhies will lead Nyne’s U.S. sales efforts to expand the company’s presence nationwide.

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AVAD To Reopen Seattle Office April 3

AVAD To Reopen Seattle Office April 3

By TWICE Staff On Apr 1 2014 - 12:34pm

AVAD branch showroom


Seattle – AVAD is hosting a grand re-opening of its branch, here, on April 3, unveiling a newly designed showroom and offering limited time promotions and exclusive benefits for area integrators.

The distributor said that starting at 9 a.m., guests can explore the new showroom, enjoy great food and interact with some of the industry's top brands.

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WiSA, ALMA Ink Membership Agreement

WiSA, ALMA Ink Membership Agreement

By TWICE Staff On Mar 25 2014 - 9:22am




San Francisco — The Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA) and the Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing and Acoustics International (ALMA) announced the signing of membership agreements in each other’s organizations.

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SVS Expands Dealer Sales

SVS Expands Dealer Sales

By Joseph Palenchar On Mar 24 2014 - 9:39am




Girard, Ohio — Speaker maker SVS, which started as a direct seller of subwoofers to consumers, has built up its U.S. dealer base to account for almost 20 percent of its U.S. volume, the company said.

With the addition of Texas-based Starpower’s online store and four brick-and-mortar stores, SVS now has 30 dealers with retail storefront selling its products, a spokesperson said.

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Coakley Joins AudioSource As Executive VP

Coakley Joins AudioSource As Executive VP

By TWICE Staff On Mar 24 2014 - 9:33am

Tim Coakley
Tim Coakley


Portland, Ore. — Tim Coakley, formerly with Ingram Micro Consumer Electronics (IMCE), joins AudioSource today as executive VP.

Coakley, a 28-year CE veteran, was most recently vendor management and marketing VP at IMCE for the past six years. He will report to CEO Tom O’Mara.

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