Monte Wood, Behind-the-Scenes Hero, Dies

Sad news to report this holiday season – Monte Spencer Wood, a behind-the-scenes hero at Tampa, Florida-based Perpetual Marketing Associates and PGW Distributing, died peacefully in his sleep in the early evening of December 26, the day after Christmas. Monte, … Continue reading

More Thiel Turmoil – Is It Closed? Is It Open?

Significant Staff Terminations Drop Headcount We are hearing from multiple sources both public and private that Thiel Audio has ceased operations, effective November 30, 2017. If true, the news would be a sad punctuation to the end of the story … Continue reading

Iconic Industry Rep Steve Zaboji Killed in Plane Crash

Industry Stunned as Zaboji Died Pursuing His Love of Flight UPDATED: Yamaha Responds to News One of the most iconic manufacturer sales representatives in the consumer electronics industry in the Mid-Atlantic territory, Steven B. Zaboji, was killed Saturday just before … Continue reading

Thiel Audio’s New CEO, Elyse McKenna, Talks to Strata-Gee

New CEO Outlines a New Future for the 40-Year Old Brand You practically need a scorecard to keep track of the revolving group of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) that have come and gone from Nashville-based Thiel Audio. The specialty speaker … Continue reading

B&H Photo Pays $3.2M to Settle Federal Charges

BREAKING NEWS Just over a year ago, we told you about the Federal government bringing charges against popular retailer B&H Foto & Electronics Corp., better known as B&H Photo Video, alleging discrimination, bias, and harassment of workers at its Brooklyn … Continue reading

Huge Management Transition at Lenbrook; End of an Era

Lenbrook International announced this week a major transition in their management team in what it said was a carefully thought-out “succession plan.” Lenbrook, parent company to the Bluesound, NAD, and PSB brands, will restructure their senior management team in the … Continue reading