Autonomic announced that it has named N & S Marketing its independent sales rep for the Pacific Northwest. The territory includes Washington, Oregon, Northern Idaho and Alaska.
Nationwide Marketing Group said this week that presented a $10,000 check to a dealer, Ron Freeman of Deranleau's in Idaho, for donation to a local Habitat For Humanity.
Vutec this week announced the hiring of several Manufacturer’s Representative firms for its Home Theater division.
Almo Professional A/V this week announced the hiring of a pair of new sales managers. Bob McCormick is the new manager for the Western region while Jennifer Fisher will cover the Northwestern territory.
Philips Pronto has announced a strengthening of its U.S. sales force, and has added eleven new manufacturer rep firms for the domestic market.
Earlier this year, Peter Tribeman contended his company, loudspeaker manufacturer Atlantic Technology, was “the canary in the coal mine” when he protested the state of Washington’s levying of a business and occupations (B&O) tax against the Massachusetts-based vendor. Atlantic Technology doesn’t have a physical presence in Washington, nor does it have any employees in that state. Yet Washington assessed its B&O tax because Atlantic Technology sold products into its state through TaylorLong & Associates, a Vancouver, Wash.-based manufacturer’s representative. “If no attention is brought to this issue right now, states might view any company shipping goods to dealers in their state as an excuse