About Ted

A sales and marketing specialist - primarily in the technology industry - I've experienced a sort of "circle of life" in business. I've been a mass merchant retailer, a specialty retailer, a specialty manufacturer, a large volume manufacturer, a distributor, and even represented sales representatives. Now the owner of a marketing company that works with a variety of businesses on improving their strategic marketing and business development - I analyze issues from all angles to develop holistic solutions.

New Study: Another Impact of COVID-19 – the Crash of Consumer Sentiment

Nearly 90% of Consumers Expect a Recession Because of COVID-19 New research conducted this month shows another major impact of COVID-19 Coronavirus – the crash of consumer sentiment. A statistically significant survey of a representative sample of all Americans has … Continue reading

New Home Sales & Housing Starts Decline in February, A Hint of Things to Come

The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development announced this week that sales of newly built residences fell in February 2020. Housing starts also fell in February. This housing market downturn is likely a precursor to … Continue reading

Emerald Cancels All Trade Shows & Events for First Six Months of 2020

Status of CEDIA Expo Remains in Doubt Emerald Holding Inc. (NYSE: EEX), formerly known as Emerald Expositions Events Inc. – a national exposition company that is home to both the CEDIA Expo and CE Pro magazine – has announced that … Continue reading

Uninvited Guest: Attendees of ProSource Summit 2020 Exposed to Coronavirus COVID-19

ProSource Confirms COVID-19 Exposure from Exhibitor at Annual Member Conference ProSource wrapped up their annual Summit, this year known as Summit 2020 on March 11th. The event had barely wrapped up when within days many other organizations began canceling their … Continue reading

Strata-gee Survey: Majority of All Tech Businesses Already Impacted by COVID-19

Strata-gee’s COVID-19 Impact on Tech Study Offers Insights on Early Pandemic Impact This week, Strata-gee launched a survey designed to get a sense of the level of impact on Tech businesses by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic now sweeping across the … Continue reading

CEDIA Confirms Second COVID-19 Exposure at Florida Tech Summits

Tech Summit in New Jersey in 2017 In yet another email, participants of CEDIA’s recent Florida Tech Summits were told of a second instance of their potential COVID-19 exposure. The organization said that there are two reports of individuals “who … Continue reading