Shocking 30+% Drop in Housing Construction Starts; But a Turnaround May Be Lurking

Existing Home Sales Decline as Well I’ve been saying for a while now that really, really tough economic data was coming. Even though it was obvious to many of us that the economy was crashing – thanks to COVID-19 – … 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

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

Attendees of Florida CEDIA Tech Summits Were Exposed to Coronavirus COVID-19

BREAKING NEWS The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) sent a letter via email on Tuesday to all attendees of the recent Fort Lauderdale & Tampa, Fl Tech Summits notifying them of their exposure to coronavirus or COVID-19, the … Continue reading

Forbes Notes Enthusiastic CES 2020 Crowd Amazed by a ‘Smart’ Potato

Is This the Next Big Thing? NeuraSpud, Booth #53367 Eureka Park, CES 2020 [Photo: Forbes, Pete Pachal] Who says the mainstream media has abandoned CES? No less than the venerable Forbes.com ran a feature story that noted an enthusiastic crowd … Continue reading

CES 2020 – Just What Exactly is CES Anymore?

Buyer/seller negotiations on the CES floor are getting pretty tough! Image is from the WWE, a new exhibitor at CES this year For many, many years the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) – an exposition hosted by the Consumer Technology Association … Continue reading

Sharp & Foxconn Stiff Korean Factory Equipment Suppliers on Money Owed

Korean media is reporting that Sharp, the former Japanese powerhouse brand now owned by Taiwan’s Foxconn, is late on approximately tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars worth of payments to Korean factory gear makers. Not only are they … Continue reading