Petra Industries last week held its 14th annual charity golf tournament, which raised more than $70,000 for a pair of charities, Mercy Ministries of America and Whiz Kids.
Dealers from around the Eastern region had the chance to view new products and get some how-to training this week at Almo's Mid-Atlantic Expo. The two-day event, held in Cherry Hill, N.J., was the first of four scheduled this summer.
Petra Industries said Tuesday that it has shipped its Spring 2011 catalog to more than 100,000 retailers, installers and integrators. The catalog includes products from more than 500 manufacturers, including 4,000 new products and 1,600 price drops.
Petra Industries this week sent its first sales flier of the year to more than 44,000 recipients, including retailers, e-tailers, custom installers and integrators.
Petra Industries said Wednesday that registration for the second quarter prize giveaway, as part of their yearlong 25th Anniversary sweepstakes, will end June 30.
Petra Industries announced this week that its Fall 2009 catalog has begun shipping to 100,000 retailers, integrators and other subscribers
New York City-based Fesco Distributors was expected to draw 1,300 dealer representatives – about a third more than last year – to view products from 35 of its key vendors at its second annual regional show, hosted at Terrace on the Park near LaGuardia Airport Sept. 16 and 17. The Expo, which gave companies the chance to offer “show specials” in a separate section of the floor, isolated from their regular lines, featured several first-time exhibitors new to the Fesco brand portfolio, including Coby, Polk Audio, Boston Acoustics, Boss Audio, Peerless and Pro-Mounts. Boston’s Paul Tamberelli said he was pleased with the variety
Audio manufacturer Krell Industries added Coby Owen to its sales team. Owen will work directly with National Sales Manager Randy Bingham “to bring Krell’s Evolution Series to new dealers while maintaining existing accounts,” said the company. Owen previously served as A/V sales manager at Magnolia HiFi in Everett, Wash., where he spent three years. “I first heard of Krell when I asked an industry veteran who manufactured the best equipment,” said Owen. “His answer led me to apply to Magnolia HiFi for the opportunity to sell Krell products. I visited Krell’s booth during CES 2005 and had an opportunity to meet some of the team, including