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New AV Dealers Sprout Up As Economy Slowly Improves

New AV Dealers Sprout Up As Economy Slowly Improves

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

To say its been a rough few years is an understatement and no segment of our economy has been spared, especially those dealing in luxury or entertainment goods such as specialty AV. But all is not lost for there are signs of life beginning to appear as new retail stores emerge from the ashes. Read More

 
Would Raising The Mortgage Interest Deduction Revive The High End Home Theater Market Nationally?

Would Raising The Mortgage Interest Deduction Revive The High End Home Theater Market Nationally?

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano discusses a concept - based on the idea that most people who can afford high-end home electronics own their own homes - that could benefit the American home theater market. Read More

 
Consumers Revolt Sour On HDMI 1.4

Consumers Revolt Sour On HDMI 1.4

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano talks about why all of the unending home tech improvements are making consumers feel a little shell-shocked, wary and perhaps even tapped out, based on his observations of reactions at the CES show. Read More

 
Life Without AV Dealers

Life Without AV Dealers

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

You've seen, or at least read about, speculated-on futures for the Earth: life after humanity is gone, life after an asteroid strike, life after the Rolling Stones. HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano speculates about life after AV dealers are gone. Read More

 
D&M Holdings Dumps Escient and Snell Brands

D&M Holdings Dumps Escient and Snell Brands

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Sometimes even being great isn't enough if other people can't figure out where you go within the big picture. This seems to have been the case with Snell, a high-end audiophile brand that won great acclaim, but hasn't caught on with integration into mainstream home theaters. Read More

 
The Word For The Day is Autostereoscopic When It Comes To 3D

The Word For The Day is Autostereoscopic When It Comes To 3D

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

If you don't already wear glasses, chances are, you don't want to start right now. If you do wear glasses, you don't want to have to wear battery-powered glasses. Therefore, autostereoscopic - that is, glasses-free 3D - seems the clear path forward with home theater 3D. Read More

 
Competing With Costco When Selling HDTVs

Competing With Costco When Selling HDTVs

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

How does the specialty retailer compete with Costco and the other big-box chains? Jerry del Colliano shares his thoughts on value-added services and the art of the upsell. Take the right approach, he says, and you will have success. Read More

 
Why Audiophile Music Doesn't Sell To The Masses

Why Audiophile Music Doesn't Sell To The Masses

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher/editor Jerry Del Colliano explains why audiophile music, beloved by those who have been taught to appreciate it, doesn't necessarily spark ownership cravings in consumers who have grown up with lesser-quality devices. Read More

 
Top 10 Most Cliché Home Theater Demos

Top 10 Most Cliché Home Theater Demos

By Andrew Robinson

 

Heard of the adage, "Never bore your audience"? If you want to show off your wonderful home entertainment system to guests who may have already seen a few such set-ups elsewhere, here's a HomeTheaterReview.com guide to keeping it fresh. Read More

 
High End AV Preamp Sales Boom Despite Recession - Many Models Sold Out

High End AV Preamp Sales Boom Despite Recession - Many Models Sold Out

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Despite the fact that the economy continues to struggle, higher end AV preamps continue to sell well, especially those in the $10,000 and under price range. Some of the most popular models are actually selling out resulting in wait lists. Read More