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May 30, 2011

Why Are Some Audiophiles Scared of Bob Hodas?

Bob Hodas does something mysterious and powerful, which can cause fear, but really it is helpful and wonderful and can make your system sing if you take what he does for what it is and embrace it. Continue Reading
Why Are Some Audiophiles Scared of Bob Hodas?

May 23, 2011

Can Burnt Bridges Be Mended Between Audiophile Retailers' Scorched Customers?

Audiophile retailers and consumers are in a bit of a battle, but it doesn't have to be that way. Jerry Del Colliano presents a few ideas that both groups can put into practice to get things back on track. Continue Reading
Can Burnt Bridges Be Mended Between Audiophile Retailers' Scorched Customers?

Apr 25, 2011

What California's Retroactive Sales Tax Means to Online and Out-of-State AV Retailers and Consumers Alike

When it comes to our nation's tax code it reads more like a choose your own adventure than a how-to and California's tax code isn't exactly better for their retroactive sales tax code is among the hardest to understand. Home Theater Review publisher, Jerry Del Colliano, weighs in on this rather unknown tax code. Continue Reading
What California's Retroactive Sales Tax Means to Online and Out-of-State AV Retailers and Consumers Alike

Mar 06, 2011

RBH Launches New Website

RBH is known for their attention to detail and customization when it comes to their extensive line of loudspeakers though you wouldn't know it for their largest sales tool, their official website, had languished for years. Well, to accompany the release of some new speaker models the Utah based speaker company has revamped their web presence with a whole new site. Continue Reading
RBH Launches New Website

Aug 21, 2010

What Really Happened With The Closing of Sound By Singer and Why They Will Be Back Soon

Sound By Singer is one of those AV retailers that has seemingly been with us since the days of Marconi and his radios so it was a shock when over the mythical AV airwaves came word that Sound By Singer was closing. Now, before you go off and light your candles in a collective moment of silence know that Singer's closing is nothing more than a strategic business ploy and not a sign of an audiophile apocalypse. Continue Reading
What Really Happened With The Closing of Sound By Singer and Why They Will Be Back Soon

Jul 21, 2010

Florida Retailer Sound Advice On Its Way Back

Sound Advice (good name for a company in the audio business) was bought out in 2001 by audio/visual retailer Tweeter (no relation to Twitter). Tweeter went out of business and now some of Sound Advice's original principals are going to try to make a go of it again in Florida. Continue Reading

May 03, 2010

New AV Dealers Sprout Up As Economy Slowly Improves

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. Continue Reading
New AV Dealers Sprout Up As Economy Slowly Improves

Nov 23, 2009

Black Friday Preview From Vizio, Apple and Samsung

Black Friday or as I like to call it "the whole world's gone crazy day" is the one day a year where seemingly everyone and their mother decide its perfectly rational to wait in line for more than 24 hours to score what amounts to a $10 savings on toy that didn't cost $10 to make in the first place. Continue Reading
Black Friday Preview From Vizio, Apple and Samsung

Jun 30, 2009

Can The Home Theater Business Re-price Itself Back Into The Hearts and Wallets of Consumers?

HomeTheaterReview.com publisher, Jerry Del Colliano, takes a look at the in's and out's of how the real estate market ties into the world of custom home theater while asking how dealers can woo consumers back into invest in AV for their homes even in a recessionary market. Continue Reading
Can The Home Theater Business Re-price Itself Back Into The Hearts and Wallets of Consumers?

Nov 11, 2008

Circuit City Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Years of Bad Decisions and Aggressive Tactics

It's no surprise Circuit City is the latest victim of our dying economy for anyone who's frequented a Circuit City will tell you the place was about as inviting as a stirred hornets nest and about as comfortable as -well you get the idea. But there's more than just its shoddy show floor and a poorly trained staff that brought down this one time giant. Continue Reading
Circuit City Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy After Years of Bad Decisions and Aggressive Tactics

Oct 01, 2008

With Introduction of HDMI Models, Niles Provides Integrators an Expanded, Up-to-Date Assortment of CAT-5 Baluns

While the rest of the consumer AV industry may be going HDMI there is still a need within the custom installer space for stalwarts such as CAT-5 and while CI darling Niles isn't going to let the HDMI train simply pass them by its nice to see they're not abandoning what works either. Continue Reading
With Introduction of HDMI Models, Niles Provides Integrators an Expanded, Up-to-Date Assortment of CAT-5 Baluns

Sep 23, 2008

BidMagic Shows 'Mobile Connect' to Connect Installation and Service Techs

If you've ever looked at your smartphone, iPad, laptop or even desktop computer and said to yourself "can't they all just get along" then you're going to be pleased by Bidmagic's latest announcement introducing their latest technology Mobile Connect. Continue Reading
BidMagic Shows 'Mobile Connect' to Connect Installation and Service Techs

Sep 20, 2008

Denon to Provide Advanced Products and Training Programs at CEDIA

CEDIA is more than just a consumer electronics trade show, it's also a consumer electronics training show -a fact that isn't lost on the AV manufacturing giant Denon for their using CEDIA to train a whole new army of custom installers to better integrate their products into your homes. Continue Reading
Denon to Provide Advanced Products and Training Programs at CEDIA

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