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Read the latest news from the world of specialty audio-video dealers, big box stores, warehouse outlets, online resellers and more from HomeTheaterReview.com's staff of news writers. What new home theater stores are opening, who's firing who? What brands are being added to what chain, who's dropping what lines? If its happening in the world of audio-video dealers or its a trend germane to the world of a stereo store, home theater shop or an audiophile salon - you will read about it here from HomeTheaterReview.com.

Origin Acoustics Has Big Debut at CEDIA Expo

Origin Acoustics Has Big Debut at CEDIA Expo

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

There's a new name in architectural loudspeakers: Origin Acoustics. While the company itself may be new to the industry, the names behind it are not. Industry veterans Jeremy Burkhardt, Ed Hasse, and Ken Humphreys - formerly from SpeakerCraft - founded... Read More

 
The HomeTheaterReview.com Show Is Postponed

The HomeTheaterReview.com Show Is Postponed

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Unfortunately, the HomeTheaterReview.com Show 2014 in Marina Del Rey, California is postponed as we seek a new venue. Within about two weeks of signing an agreement with the original venue, the hotel announced to us that they were going to... Read More

 
New 4K Certification Program From Crestron

New 4K Certification Program From Crestron

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

As 4K looms large in the A/V world, one of the biggest issues faced is deciding on standardized formats and regulations to ensure that the transition is smooth. To that end Crestron has introduced a certification program that will help... Read More

 
New Video Calibration Software Auto-Calibrates 4K JVC Monitor

New Video Calibration Software Auto-Calibrates 4K JVC Monitor

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

SpectraCal has released CalMAN 5, which includes auto calibration of JVC RS-840UD monitors. CalMAN is used to calibrate video displays for home theaters, as well as commercial installations. The benefit for JVC RS-840UD owners is a quicker, easier calibration process... Read More

 
Fixingfox Drops Home Theater Install Rates Until SuperBowl

Fixingfox Drops Home Theater Install Rates Until SuperBowl

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

If you live in the New York area and have been holding off on purchasing and installing home theater equipment, now may be the time. In an effort to compete with the lower cost of modern home theaters Fixingfox is... Read More

 
Learning to Love a Professional AV Salesperson

Learning to Love a Professional AV Salesperson

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Salespeople can get a bad rap. It's easy to find things people don't like. However, here is a list of the positives that good salespeople bring with them. They are things you don't know you miss until they are gone. Read More

 
Five Ideas to Help Brick-and-Mortar AV Retailers Earn Your Business Back

Five Ideas to Help Brick-and-Mortar AV Retailers Earn Your Business Back

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

With the change the internet brought to the consumer electronics industry, many dealers have been left trying to play catch up. Here are five tips that could help do just that, benefiting the dealers and the consumers. Read More

 
How The Failure of Tweeter Killed Off The Mid-Fi Specialty AV Chain

How The Failure of Tweeter Killed Off The Mid-Fi Specialty AV Chain

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

There have been many significant events that have rippled through the consumer electronics causing change in good and bad ways. One of these events, was the failure of Tweeter. Read More

 
Introducing The Audiophile Ice Cream Man - He's Got A New Business Model That You Might Just Like

Introducing The Audiophile Ice Cream Man - He's Got A New Business Model That You Might Just Like

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

With the changing nature of the AV business it is important to be able to adapt. Sometimes that means welcoming new technology and formats, sometimes that means changing your entire business. Read More

 
Meridian Opens First US Boutique

Meridian Opens First US Boutique

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Meridian has been a staple in the home entertainment industry for many years. After being carried by dealers for some time, Meridian decided to create their own venue for their products. Now, one of these venues is making its way to the United States. Read More