Panasonic Model Year Clearance! Now until they are gone. Save on every 2011 Panasonic Viera including open box and display models.Read More
“The future of every multi-store specialty retailer is extremely lean,” he said, adding that when Tweeter went under, it effectively meant the death of half of the multi-store specialty retail business in the country.
“If you are a multi-store regional specialty retailer — and there aren’t a lot of them left — you need to restructure immediately to survive.”Read More
Television manufacturers and content producers started out the year pushing 3-D television hard, hoping to ride the wave of success enjoyed by the 3-D movie Avatar. Though glasses-free 3-D is still some ways away, manufacturers hope to entice consumers with a flurry of products that make the best of the difficulties with bringing 3-D content to the small screen.Read More
Electronics are always hot during the holidays, but this year there is a lot more to put on your list than iPods and digital cameras. A survey of 60 brand-savvy home technology professionals from across the country highlight the following sure-to-please gifts that should be on the radar of anyone shopping for the tech obsessed.Read More
Richard Glikes sees the change coming, and he’s telling everyone he can about it. As the executive director of Home Theater Specialists of America, he knows that people have changed the way they think about home entertainment drastically in just the last few years — and the more technology improves, the more they’ll expect.Read More
Diogenes is my Hero. He was, as you may recall, the little Greek fellow (circa. 400 BC) who, armed with a lantern, went running around searching for the Truth. Reports vary as to his success, but there is little question that his mission would be doublely difficult today – especially if he was confining his search to Big Box Electronics stores and gathering data according to “Sparky”, the on-duty salesperson. If there were any teeth at all in the “Truth-in-Advertising” laws, our correctional institutions would be overflowing (even more than they are). All we can do is expose the nonsense from time to time and call “Shenanigans” on specific offenders. This month’s column is another modest attempt at the aforementioned whistle-blowing.Read More
David Berman, director of traning for the Home Theater Specialists of America (HTSA), comments about how even though attendance would be down at CEDIA, he would be having a “the glass is half full” attitude. His comments made it to a featured article on the front page of The CEDIA Daily newspaper.
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HTSA (Home Theater Specialists of America) and Sharp have partnered to certify 23 individuals from 16 various member organizations within HTSA. These members were schooled in the art of sales, design, integration, and installation of grid-tied, photovoltaic, solar energy systems.
Sharp offered two-day courses taught by Michael Amati of Sharp Solar. The first of the classes …