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Its important for every one from the audiophile consumer to the AV store owner to a Wall Street stock analyst to stay on top of the news that surrounds the world of consumer electronics. With billions of dollars of sales worldwide, public companies and cutting edge technologies designed to converge computers and entertainment - the CE business is an every changing marketplace. This HomeTheaterReview.com news archive will keep you with your finger on the pulse of what's going on in the world of all things consumer electronics.

Electronics Recycling Challenges Still Abound for the CE Industry

Electronics Recycling Challenges Still Abound for the CE Industry

By Jeff Berman

 

The consumer electronics industry has made a lot of strides in the area of recycling, but as Jeff Berman discusses, a number of challenges remain. Read More

 
CEA Changes Name to Consumer Technology Association

CEA Changes Name to Consumer Technology Association

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)--which is the major trade association that represents our industry and puts on the Consumer Electronics Show every year--has changed its name, effective immediately, to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The group explains that many of... Read More

 
The Importance of Good AV Support

The Importance of Good AV Support

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Every instance of bad customer service and support hurts our entire industry, says Jerry Del Colliano, who discusses some of the simple ways that AV dealers can build customer loyalty. Read More

 
Is Amazon Suffering an Identity Crisis?

Is Amazon Suffering an Identity Crisis?

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

You probably know that Amazon recently introduced its second-generation Fire TV streaming media player, which supports 4K streaming, uses a faster processor, offers more comprehensive voice search, and includes internal storage. (I just picked up a sample for review, so... Read More

 
Stewart Filmscreen President/CEO Grant Stewart Passes Away

Stewart Filmscreen President/CEO Grant Stewart Passes Away

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

We are sad to report the passing of Stewart Filmscreen's president and CEO, Grant Stewart. Stewart, who had been battling cancer, passed away on Tuesday, October 27. He was the grandson of Stewart Filmscreen founder Roy Stewart. Our deepest sympathies... Read More

 
CEDIA 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

CEDIA 2015 Show Report and Photo Slideshow

By Adrienne Maxwell

 

Adrienne Maxwell discusses general trends and highlights specific products that were on display at the recent CEDIA Expo. Read More

 
Best Buy Partners with Macy's to Sell Consumer Electronics

Best Buy Partners with Macy's to Sell Consumer Electronics

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Best Buy and Macy's have announced plans to team up to sell certain consumer electronics products--including smartphones, tablets, Bluetooth speakers, and headphones--in Best Buy shops located within select Macy's department stores. Forbes reports that the shops, which will begin appearing... Read More

 
SVS Subwoofers Now Available Through Crutchfield

SVS Subwoofers Now Available Through Crutchfield

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

SVS has teamed up with Crutchfield to sell its subwoofer lines through the popular consumer electronics etailer. Check out Crutchfield's website to see the complete list of available SVS subs. From SVSSVS proudly announces a new partnership with Crutchfield Corporation... Read More

 
Five Good Ideas for Dealers to Lure Consumers Back Into Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores This Fall

Five Good Ideas for Dealers to Lure Consumers Back Into Brick-and-Mortar AV Stores This Fall

By Jerry Del Colliano

 

Jerry Del Colliano offers five suggestions to help dealers earn new customers and build stronger relationships with existing ones. Read More

 
Sesame Street Moves to HBO...Sort of

Sesame Street Moves to HBO...Sort of

By HomeTheaterReview.com

 

Wanna know how to get, how to get to Sesame Street? Don't go to PBS for new episodes, at least not right away. As reported by The New York Times, the show is moving to HBO, which has struck a... Read More