Hill Joins Almo As Dealer Channel VP

Hill Joins Almo As Dealer Channel VP

By TWICE Staff On Apr 11 2014 - 8:26am

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Philadelphia — Rick Hill has joined Almo as dealer channel business development VP.

A spokesperson said Hill is replacing Jay Penney, who was recently named executive VP of Almo’s specialty products division.

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Almo Expands Specialty Products Sales Team

Almo Expands Specialty Products Sales Team

By TWICE Staff On Apr 7 2014 - 3:26pm




Philadelphia — Almo, the national appliance and CE electronics distributor, has added Barry Cohen and Steve Terry to the Almo Specialty Products team.

The addition of Cohen and Terry is “the first step in executing a new initiative ... focused on the expansion of Almo Specialty Products, which distributes premium appliance brands to the dealer and builder channels,” the distributor said.

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Almo Promotes VP Penney

Almo Promotes VP Penney

By John Laposky On Mar 17 2014 - 12:31pm

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Jay Penney


Philadelphia — Almo today announced the promotion of Jay Penney to executive VP of its specialty appliance division from his previous post as business development VP.

Penney brings nearly 30 years of experience in the appliance industry to his new position.

Almo said its specialty division "represents best-in-class, world-renowned manufacturers that are leaders in engineering and product development. These coveted, luxury brands, include Liebherr, Capital, Faber and Sharp Insight."

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American TV To Close

American TV To Close

By Alan Wolf On Feb 18 2014 - 9:24am

American will close its 10 remaining stores
American will close its 10 remaining stores


Madison, Wis. – American, the three-state TV, appliance and furniture chain, is going out of business after 60 years.

The privately held retailer cited an “unforgiving” economy, and said it will go into receivership and close its remaining 10 big-box stores after completing a liquidation sale that begins on Thursday.

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Almo Sets 2014 Expo Slate

Almo Sets 2014 Expo Slate

By Alan Wolf On Feb 3 2014 - 2:52pm

Almo will hold fewer but longer regional dealer expos this year.
Almo will hold fewer but longer regional dealer expos this year.


Philadelphia – Almo’s 2014 dealer expo schedule features four large regional shows in a recently extended two-day format.

“Based on last year’s expo feedback we made the logical decision to focus on four larger regional shows for 2014,” said Jack Halperin, senior sales VP of the national majap and CE distributor.  “This gives us the chance to really enhance these four shows and make them even more valuable to our dealers.”

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Almo Pro A/V Begins Tour In Dallas March 11

Almo Pro A/V Begins Tour In Dallas March 11

TWICE Staff On Jan 30 2014 - 10:41am




Philadelphia – Almo Professional A/V, in partnership with InfoComm International, is inviting AV resellers, integrators and consultants to “Navigate to New Horizons” at the first E4 AV Tour event of 2014 in Dallas on March 11.

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Almo Adds New CE, Majap Lines

Almo Adds New CE, Majap Lines

By Alan Wolf On Dec 30 2013 - 5:25pm

Almo has expanded its Garmin assortment to include the Virb line of HD action ca
Almo has expanded its Garmin assortment to include the Virb line of HD action cameras.


PhiladelphiaAlmo, the national CE and appliance distributor, has added new products in both categories to its 2014 lineup.

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Almo's E4 Tour Comes to New Jersey

Almo's E4 Tour Comes to New Jersey

By Kirsten Nelson On Nov 14 2013 - 5:41pm




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Larry Feldman, Appliance Distributor

Larry Feldman, Appliance Distributor

By Alan Wolf On Nov 4 2013 - 5:13pm

Larry Feldman
Larry Feldman


Philadelphia Veteran appliance distributor Larry Feldman died suddenly on Sunday.

Feldman’s family founded Empire State Distributing, a regional CE and majap wholesaler. He joined Almo nearly 20 years ago following the sale of the business to the national distributor.

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Almo, Gerhard’s Co-Sponsor Philly Food Fest

Almo, Gerhard’s Co-Sponsor Philly Food Fest

By Alan Wolf On Oct 8 2013 - 10:38am




Philadelphia — National CE and appliance distributor Almo is co-sponsoring a hometown food festival here with Gerhard’s Appliance, a local dealer customer.

The two will join a roster of sponsors for Philadelphia Taste, an annual food, wine and spirits festival that will be held Oct. 18-20 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

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