Samsung Starts Selling Harman Audio Brands in South Korea

This past Tuesday, Samsung Electronics began launching Harman audio brands in South Korea through their company owned locations. According to the Korean press, Samsung is “looking for business synergy” by combining its strength in distribution network, marketing, and world-class service, … Continue reading

Factory Tour: James Loudspeaker, The Inside Story

Factory Tour Shows James Loudspeaker To Be More Than You Realized In our work lives, we all try to project the most positive image of ourselves. Sometimes the only way to really get to known someone is to visit them … Continue reading

AVAD Sold to Private Equity Company

BREAKING NEWS Industry Veteran Tom Jacoby is AVAD’s New CEO News comes this 4th of July holiday week that Ingram Micro, itself just recently acquired by a Chinese shipping company, has sold off AVAD, LLC and AVAD Canada Ltd., to … Continue reading

Harman Acquires Headphone Maker Yurbuds

Harman International Industries, Inc. announced today that is has acquired St. Louis-based Yurbuds, LLC., a manufacturer of headphones. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition seems surprising, given the fact that Harman already owns brands such as JBL … Continue reading

Harman Takes Control; Acquires AMX

The release came across the wire at 8:00AM this morning and caught the industry totally off-guard – Harman International Industries, Inc. announced that it has signed an agreement with privately-held The Duchossois Group, Inc. to acquire its AMX, LLC subsidiary … Continue reading

Seeing Through to the Essence of ClearView

Sometimes making no impression is the way to make the biggest impression of all! Massachusetts-based ClearView® Audio (www.clearviewaudio.com/) launched an innovative transparent music system at CES 2014 and is enjoying a great response from dealers, domestic and international. Called Clio, … Continue reading

Eli Harary, Ex-D&M, Launches AudioXperts

Well-known industry personality Eli Harary, formerly with D&M’s Boston Acoustics division (which he left in June 2011), announced today that he is forming a new company called AudioXperts. AudioXperts will offer a “collection of unique designer/consumer-friendly high performance audio solutions.” … Continue reading