CustomRetailer July 2009 issue


Brave New Customer

As baby boomers age out of their prime buying years, there’s a new crop of consumers on the way—multicultural, wired into the latest technology, often dubious of traditional retail outlets and savvy beyond their years. Is your store ready for Generation Y?

CEDIA Expo Here We Come!

It’s been 12 years since CEDIA EXPO was held in Atlanta, and if you haven’t been to the city since, you are in for a shock.

CEDIA Timeline, 1990-1996

The history of CEDIA

Celebrating CEDIA’s 20th Anniversary

It is never too early to plan for a successful CEDIA EXPO.

Changing the Way Custom Installers Do Business

SnapAV's unique business model hits home to today's economic climate

Heads Up

Star-gazing, with Lisa Isaacson, executive director of Numinus, a company that makes mood-setting products.

Moving Forward

Why you and your company should consider new markets

Rising to the Occasion

Like something out of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” the new 36” flat-panel HDTV with 1080p resolution silently rises from its hiding place from within a beautiful antique oak cabinet and swivels to the perfect viewing angle.

Survey Results: Outdoor Systems

In the April issue of CustomRetailer, we asked our readership to answer 11 questions on designing and installing outdoor systems in today’s market place.

Survival of the Fittest Expo Preview

I have found that it is best to have a plan, certainly when it comes to life, but specifically when it comes to CEDIA EXPO.

Trailblazing Times

Certain individuals and companies are rising above today’s challenges, changing the way they have done business for possibly decades.

Who's Your Top Closer?

CustomRetailer is launching a new contest! We’ve heard about how you’ve excelled in delivering top-notch customer service, and now we’re looking for the “Top Closer.”