By Lisa Johnston
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Harrisburg, Pa. — National IT and CE distributor D&H Distributing has slated five regional trade shows for 2014.
The schedule kicks off March 27 with D&H’s West Coast Technology Show at the Pacific Palms Hotel & Conference Center in Industry Hills, Calif.
That will be followed June 18-19 with the distributor’s Education Back to School Show at the Lancaster Marriott & Convention Center in Lancaster, Pa.
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.
Mississauga, Ontario — D&H Canada is strengthening its focus on the retail and consumer market, having appointed industry veteran Shawn Snobelen as its new national manager of retail and online sales.
As part of this effort, the distributor has grown its retail portfolio, partnering with significant vendors in the consumer space, including the recent addition of Dell’s consumer product line, which will be available to D&H customers in Q1.
Harrisburgh, Pa. – D&H Distributing is reminding and encouraging its customers to profit from sales of large-screen HD television displays and complementary appliances by leveraging 2014’s upcoming winter sporting events.
The season begins with the Super Bowl on February 2, followed by the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, which runs from February 7 to 23. March Madness basketball begins only weeks later on the 18th, giving fans further motivation to buy a hi-def display or fun party appliances for the big games, the distributor noted.
Harrisburg, Pa. – D&H Distributing is ending its 95th anniversary year with by reporting approximately 11 percent growth in its final quarter of 2013 over last year’s Q4.
While the distributor did not report actual sales figures D&H said in a statement that this reflects “significant increases in hot areas such as tablets and mobility products,” and said that tablets experienced more than 200 percent growth in Q4 2013 compared to the same period last year, confirming that demand for this format is still mounting.
San Francisco – BeeWi, a European supplier of smart toys and lifestyle audio products, announced it has signed a strategic distribution agreement with D&H Distributing.
As an authorized national distributor, D&H is offering the entire line of BeeWi connected smart toys and portable Bluetooth speakers and headphones.
BeeWi products ship standard with a mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile 8. The product line includes connected smart toys (all-terrain buggy, soccer robots, fighting helicopters) as well as headphones and speakers.
Harrisburg, Pa. – National IT and CE distributor D&H Distributing has added the Codi collection of laptop bags, cases and backpacks to its product lineup.
Under the exclusive partnership, D&H will provide Codi’s premium assortment to value-added resellers as part of the manufacturer’s streamlined channel strategy.
Codi sales and marketing executive VP Mike Crosby said “strategic alignment and ease of doing business” were critical factors in his company’s decision to consolidate its business with D&H.
Harrisburg, Pa. — D&H Distributing has revealed Black Friday and Cyber Monday pricing from its dealers for 2013, which will include rebates ranging from $3.00 all the way up to $300 per item, depending upon the individual item’s original price tag, among other specials.
Hershey, Pa. – National IT and CE distributor D&H will hold its Mid-Atlantic Fall 2013 Technology Show on Oct. 30 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center here.
The event, which is expected to draw upwards of 1,000 attendees and over 125 vendors, is the final trade show of the year for the 95-year-old distributor.
Brea, Calif. - OSD Audio reports it has signed a partnership with D&H Distributing to carry its line which includes sales and technical support.
D&H now offers the complete line of OSD Audio’s outdoor and architectural speakers, amplifiers, and accessories.
This includes OSD Audio’s new Bluetooth rock speakers [pictured left], which are the first of their kind in the custom installation market, as well as the company’s new Soundplatform home audio system.
Round Rock, Texas — Dell has tapped D&H Distributing to provide its complete consumer product assortment to regional and online retailers.
The deal, which became effective last week, is part of the PC maker's plan to "build out a more robust consumer retail strategy," Dell said.