Strata-gee’s Editor Appears in Latest Edition of AV Week Webcast

Not having learned their lesson last time, AV Nation once again invited me to participate in the latest edition of their AV Week webcast to discuss the hot A/V topics of the day. Also appearing in this week’s episode of … Continue reading

HTSA Announces Their Top Vendors for 2013

The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) on Tuesday announced their top vendor awards for 2013. These awards were handed out at their Fall 2013 dealer conference held last week and included a special Lifetime Achievement Award. See who earned … Continue reading

Panasonic Pulls the Plug on Plasma

BREAKING NEWS Multiple news outlets including Reuters, Bloomberg, and the Nikkei reported today that sources at Panasonic are saying the company will exit the plasma TV business by the end of this fiscal year, which ends in March 2014. The … Continue reading

Ex-Niles Audio President Frank Sterns Appointed VP of Custom Installation at Sony

BREAKING NEWS We have learned today that former President of Niles Audio, Frank Sterns, is now the Vice President of Custom Installation at Sony Corp. This new appointment, effective this week, marks a significant change for Sterns who has been … Continue reading

Top Advertiser Trends in Q1 2013

As marketers, we are always watching who’s doing what in advertising. Below is a list of the top advertisers in the first quarter of 2013. There are many familiar names here…familiar largely because, as aggressive marketers, they are regularly investing … Continue reading

Increasing Skepticism by Market of Tech Industry Advances

Several years ago, while driving home from my job at a leading industry electronics manufacturer, I was – as usual – listening to my favorite New York Metro-area network news radio station. Since the commute took an hour or more … Continue reading

WAVE Continues National Expansion with New Full Service Florida Location

WAVE Electronics (WAVE) announced this week that it has opened a new full service warehouse location in Dania Beach, FL, which is located in the more populous southern part of the state – just north of Miami between Hollywood and … Continue reading

Sony Hires Army of 400 Experts to Send to U.S. Retailers to Sell Sony TVs

Trapped by their own newly strengthened mandated pricing programs, and a commitment to grow sales profitably, Sony Corp. has resorted to deploying a wave of 400 company employees into the field to sell Sony televisions at U.S. retailers. The move … Continue reading