In Wake of Electronic Stockroom Demise, What Will the Catalyst AV Group Do?

In what was a rapidly developing situation last week, California distributor Electronic Stockroom announced on Monday this week that it was closing its doors. Owner Glen O’Brien will refocus his energies on his sales representative company, Novidor & Firestorm. But … Continue reading

Catalyst AV’s 1st Birthday: What a Difference a Year Makes

We first reported on the formation of a new distributor group called Catalyst AV almost exactly one-year ago in December 2012, just prior to their formal launch at the International Consumer Electronics show this past January. While the concept of … Continue reading

Easy Access Distribution Says 14th Annual Dealer Event a Huge Success

Easy Access Distributing announced last week that their dealer event held last month, called the Emerging Technologies & Home Awareness Expo was a huge success. Held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Billerica, Massachusetts, the company said the event drew … Continue reading

After Just Six Months, DDG Loses Latest Executive Director

 *BREAKING NEWS* Strata-gee.com has learned that the Digital Delivery Group once again finds itself without an executive director – only six months after naming Daniel Kippycash as Executive Director at the end of December 2012. The group remains embroiled in … Continue reading

Catalyst AV Adds IC Realtime Security to Vendor List

Catalyst AV, the newest national distributor group, announced yesterday that it has added IC Realtime Security to their vendor line-up. Catalyst AV is made up of eleven regionally based rep/distribution companies. The group launched officially at last month’s Consumer Electronics … Continue reading

DDG Scrambles to Rebuild in Wake of Member Defections

The world of national distributor groups often resembles the ever-shifting sands of the desert – members change, vendors change, and its relative market position often changes. So it is a radically changed world in which the Digital Delivery Group (DDG) … Continue reading

Wally Whinna’s New Catalyst AV Distributor Group: AVAD Part Two?

The industry is abuzz about the recently announced launch of a new national distributor group known as Catalyst AV. While the emergence of a new distributor group has been rumored for months, the formal announcement came out just last week. … Continue reading