Brand Source

BrandSource’s Lawrence: Consumers Still Crave the In-Store Experience
March 19, 2014

Brand Source CEO Bob Lawrence, in a “State of the Group” report to his membership at its annual Summit in Orlando Tuesday, said that in a connected world, “consumers are still looking to buy at brick and mortar” – but he stressed that the experience has to be a premium one, and that consumers have to be ushered to dealers’ doors via a similarly premium online experience.

HES, ProSource Finalize Merger
March 17, 2014

At the 2014 Summit & Expo convention in Orlando Monday, Brand Source’s Home Entertainment Source (HES) division and ProSource, which includes members of both HES and PRO Group, announced their merger as an entity with its own corporate status as ProSource under the Brand Source umbrella.

HES/ProSource 2014 Summit Opens
March 16, 2014

The 2014 Spring Summit & Expo at the Marriott World Center, Orlando Fla.,
which runs March 16-19, held for BrandSource division Home Entertainment Source (HES) members and ProSource members, opened with a welcoming reception Sunday night.

The ProSource Reception at CEDIA Expo 2013
September 26, 2013

Denver’s trendy Curtis boutique hotel was the locale where ProSource vendors and dealers - members of both Brand Source’s Home Entertainment Source (HES) and the PRO Group (the Progressive Retailers Organization) met, socialized and strategized for the holiday season ahead. Here are some snapshots from the event. (Photos: Nancy Klosek)

ProSource/PRO Group Form New-Audio Committee
February 25, 2013

As legacy categories mature – losing their mainstream appeal and the hefty margins they once carried – CE specialty dealers have to find alternative products that will resurrect consumer excitement and generate some much-needed profit.

Brand Source Predicts Increase in Retail Sales
February 20, 2013

 After amassing sales in consumer electronics and appliance that were better than the industry average last year, Brand Source executives expect the next two years to generate better revenues and profits for their dealers.

Brand Source Unveils ExpertTech
October 5, 2012

The 1,000 dealers represented at the 2012 Las Vegas-held Brand Source 2012 Convention in late August witnessed the demonstration of a new cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) system developed by the buying group that will connect all members.
Group executives said the system would revolutionize data management while smoothing the information flow and sales transaction process between customer and sales associate right in the showroom.