Commercial & Residential Integrators Converge in Manhattan for Sapphire Marketing NYC RoadShow

Sapphire Marketing, a well-known manufacturer’s sales representative company focusing on the commercial and residential integration channels in the Northeast, held their sixth dealer “RoadShow” in mid-town Manhattan on Thursday and Friday of last week. We had the good fortune of … Continue reading

Aim High Audio Appointed Reps for Denon, Marantz & Boston Acoustics in Southeast

Aim High Audio Sales & Distribution announced that they have been appointed the manufacturer sales representative of record for Denon, Marantz, and Boston Acoustic brands for the Southeastern states. The appointment is effective immediately and represents a pretty serious expansion … Continue reading

Hey Sales VPs, Think You Know Everything About Your Sales Team’s Performance? Think Again!

New research from Salesforce.com in conjunction with The TAS Group has recently uncovered some surprising data about the sales process. Having conducted a survey from a wide variety of industries, the company has created a report and infographic called 10 … Continue reading

With Expo Just Days Away, NY Rep Announces Addition of Joe Kane Seminar

Audio Associates, a prominent New York Metro and Mid-Atlantic sales representative company, announced that it will offer a seminar from well-known video specialist Joe Kane of Joe Kane Productions to the line-up at its upcoming dealer Expo scheduled for August … Continue reading

Core Brands Completes Downsizing of National Sales Force

BREAKING NEWS Strata-gee.com heard this week from multiple sources that Core Brands had completed the analysis phase of its sales force consolidation, and was now executing the termination of the losing reps – and the reassigning of brands to the … Continue reading

Core Brands to Significantly Downsize Their Sales Rep Network

BREAKING NEWS *EXCLUSIVE* Just three weeks ago, we had the opportunity to speak with Core Brands Senior Vice President of Marketing Paul Starkey, who confirmed information we had received from multiple sources about an impending announcement of significant changes in … Continue reading

Savant Picks SESales for Southeastern States Reps

Savant Systems, LLC has selected Southeastern Sales Associates, Inc. (SESales) as their sales representatives for the southeastern region. Focusing on the custom integration business, SESales will represent the home automation brand to those installers and dealers in the states of … Continue reading

3vNet Announces New CB1 Lighting & Control Module and Open Sales Territories

3vNet, the new home automation company that succeeded Colorado vNet, announced last week one of the first products to be produced by the new company – then CB1 Control Bridge. The company has also let strata-GEE.com know which sales territories … Continue reading

Velodyne Vaults into Direct-to-Consumer Sales Leaving Sales Reps Behind

<August 2, 2011> Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. (Velodyne) surprised many in the industry last week by summarily dismissing their independent sales representative force and announcing that they would begin selling Velodyne subwoofers direct to consumers via a new online ecommerce website. … Continue reading