Monthly Archives: April 2009

A Cup of Coffee With Best Buy’s Brad Anderson

Though the recession has battered Best Buy every bit as forcefully as other consumer electronics purveyors, the company still occupies the pinnacle of CE...

WiBOC, Picture Business to Host “Planning for Success” Business Summit

WiBOC (Wireless & Imaging Business Owners Consortium) and Picture Business are hosting a Mid-Year "Planning for Success" Business Summit for retail store owners and...

CEA Line Shows Coming in June

The Consumer Electronics Association will host the annual CEA Line Shows this June in midtown Manhattan. The event is scheduled for June 10-11 in...

David Plouffe On What Technology Can Do for You

David Plouffe, President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign manager, recently compared the early days of building the support, management and communications platforms that helped his...

Bright Spot: Marketing To Older Consumers Pays Off

Consumer electronics are not just for young people; they have broad consumer appeal. While many companies involved in the consumer technology industries focus on...

D&H to Distribute Kodak

D&H distributing announced a deal Monday to distribute Kodak products starting in late April.  The distributor will handle consumer inkjet printers, digital cameras, digital...

Best Buy Launches In-Store Reorganization

Best Buy in recent days has put into place a reorganization of its retail operations, meant to place more employees out in front of...

Two New Samsung Camcorders

Samsung this week announced the release of two new digital camcorders, both of which are compact and ergonomically designed. The SMX-C14 and SMX-C10 are...

CEA: Customers Care About Energy Efficiency

Consumers are indeed paying attention to energy efficiency when it comes to home technology purchasing decisions. That's the conclusion of a Consumer Electronics Association...

CEA: Consumer Confidence in CE Reaches 2009 High

The CEA/CNET measure of consumer confidence for April delivered a mixed verdict, finding that confidence in the overall economy is down, but that confidence...