Meta’s First Physical Store Seeks to Draw Consumers into the Metaverse

Meta’s First Physical Store Seeks to Draw Consumers into the Metaverse

Plus: Bowers & Wilkins and Lenovo partner up on the Slim 9i laptop’s sound system.

Skullcandy Announces New Lineup of Gaming Headsets

Skullcandy has announced a new lineup of gaming headsets: the SLYR, SLYR Pro and the wireless PLYR.

CTA Names Tech Leaders to the 2022 CT Hall of Fame

The program pays tribute to inventors, entrepreneurs, retailers, business executives and journalists who think creatively to bring new products and services to market and help solve some of the world's biggest challenges.
Beats Studio Pro New Colors

Beats Reveals Design Updates to Its Successful Earbud Line

Plus, AAMD acquires AudioControl, and Hyundai announces plans to begin EV production in the US by December 2022.
Nationwide PrimeTime Is Set to Take Over Dallas in March

Nationwide PrimeTime Is Set to Take Over Dallas in March

Plus: Nikon releases the NX Field Version 1.3.0, which is the company’s latest remote shooting system.
Motorola Unveils New 5G Smartphone

Motorola Unveils New 5G Smartphone

Plus: Google is planning to add a conversational AI tool to Search.
CE Today 9/7/23

CE Today 9/7/23: News from LG, G-SHOCK, and CURAPROX

Get the latest news and updates in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from LG's latest announcements at CEDIA, G-SHOCK, and CURAPROX.
CE Today 10/30/23

CE Today 10/30/23: News from NEXTBASE, LG, and More

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from NEXTBASE, LG, and the global headphone market.

Belkin Debuts a New Power Cube

Belkin this week announced that a new power strip product, the 3-Outlet Power Cube with USB-A, is now available through Amazon, at an MSRP of $24.99.

Losses in the CE Tech Retail Industry

The constant appears to be that even nearly three years after the start of the pandemic, things are still weird.
Peloton to Pay $19 Million Fine For Safety Violation  

Peloton to Pay $19 Million Fine For Safety Violation  

Peloton has agreed to pay a civil penalty of more than $19 million to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
CE Today 10/2/23: News from Brother, U-Tec, & Powergistics

CE Today 10/2/23: News from Brother, U-Tec, & PowerGistics

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including today's highlights from Brother, U-tec, and PowerGistics.

CE Today 11/30/23: News from Gourmia, EKSAtelecom, & Tineco

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Gourmia, EKSAtlecom, and Tineco. Read more.

Hyundai Europe Develops Roadmap for Sustainable Change

Michael Cole, President and CEO of Hyundai Europe, has spent over 35 years in the mobility industry in practically all areas of the business...
Tech Up for women online conference set up

Tech Up For Women Conference Goes Virtual With Panels, Webinars, and...

The free event on Tuesday, November 16th will feature panels on AI, digital health, cybersecurity, and more.
Quantum Batteries Will Speed up EV Charging

Quantum Batteries May Reduce EV Charging Time to Three Minutes

Plus, a former Microsoft employee accuses the company of spending millions on bribes abroad.
NAIT 50

Naim Audio Celebrates 50th Anniversary with NAIT 50 Amplifier

Celebrate Naim Audio's 50th anniversary with the limited-edition NAIT 50 amplifier. Exceptional performance, iconic design. Available July 2023.
CE Today 9/19/23

CE Today 9/19/23: News on Bowers & Wilkins, Samsung, & Arlo

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Bowers & Wilkins, Samsung, and Arlo.
New Samsung Galaxy S23 Images Leak

New Samsung Galaxy S23 Images Leak

Samsung is getting ready to hold its Galaxy Unpacked event in San Fransisco on February 1, one that will take place in person for the first time in three years.

CE Today 7/27/23: News from Casio, Netcore, and Hollyland

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics industry including highlights from Casio, Netcore, and Hollyland.
BNPL Grows Market Share

BNPL Services Will Take Over More of The eCommerce Market

Plus, Centricity appoints Ted Moorthy to be the company’s new President. Before joining Centricity, Morre was the President of Lifecycle Services for Likewize.
Sony Bravia XR TV lineup CES 2022

At CES 2022, Sony Unveils New BRAVIA XR TVs

At CES, Sony Intros 8K & 4K Mini LED, OLED & 4K LED BRAVIA XR Lineups
woman using the metaverse

New Report Says Hardly Anyone Uses Meta’s Horizon Metaverse

Despite Horizon World boasting about its active users, a report shows that Meta isn't as popular with consumers.
Use of Connected Products is Up, But Consumers are Hesitant to Buy

Why are Consumers Hesitant to Buy Connected Products?

People are holding on to their connected devices longer and choosing not to purchase new products, making CE retailers pivot their approach towards consumers.
CE Today 10/31/23

CE Today 10/31/23: News from Klipsch, Gravastar, and OneOdio

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Klipsch, Gravastar, and OneOdio. Read more!

CE Today 12/1/23: News from Epson, Cyrusher, and Govee

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Epson, Cyrusher, and Govee. Read more.

CE Today 12/13/23: News from LG, ROKFORM, and Displace

Get the latest news and updates from the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from LG, ROKFORM, and Displace. Read more!

LG Announces New Bendable OLED TV

The LG OLED Flex, which can bend and unbend to make either a curved or flat display, is 42-in. — probably best for gamers rather than home theater enthusiasts.
CE Today 9/8/23: News from Sony, TECNO, & Kandao

CE Today 9/8/23: News from Sony, TECNO, & Kandao

Get the latest news and updates in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Sony Electronics, TECNO, and Kandao.
Monopolizing the Metaverse Central at NRF Trade Show

Monopolizing the Metaverse Draws Retailers’ Attention at Annual NRF Trade Show

Just as companies came to utilize BOPIS during the pandemic, so, too, will they adapt to the metaverse becoming the next digital frontier of retail.
Walmart Ditches Mask Mandate For Employees

Walmart Ditches Mask Mandate for Vaccinated Employees

Plus, Apple is increasing pay and benefits for retail employees.
Railroad Strike Averted With Federal Government Mediation

Railroad Strike Averted With Federal Government Mediation

Plus: Adobe announces $20 billion buyout of online collaborative design platform Figma.
AMX by Harman Unveils New Series of Encoders and Decoders 

AMX by Harman Unveils New Series of Encoders and Decoders 

Plus: Meta Platforms may be instituting another round of layoffs.
D&H Distributing partners with AMD

D&H Distributing Expands Partnership with AMD

D&H Distributing partners with AMD to provide advanced computing solutions, including AMD Ryzen™ processors and Radeon™ Graphics.
Girl playing pc games on Acer monitor

Additional Acer CES Announcements Include New Gaming and PC Products

Gamers will be happy to hear that about the new Predator Orion desktop models, laptops, and gaming monitors.
CE Today 9/20/23

CE Today 9/20/23: News from Panasonic, Garmin, and Nikon

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Panasonic, Garmin's latest line of smart watches, & Nikon.
High Shipping Prices Causes 40 Year Inflation Rate

Elevated Shipping Costs Result in 40 Year High Inflation Rate

Plus, Rode unleashes its first-ever pair of headphones, which are built for creators.
CE Today 11/1/23

CE Today 11/1/23: News from Sony, CamerEye, and Psync Labs

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) including today's highlights from Sony, CamerEye, and Psync. Read more!
Bump in Inflation Leaves Markets and Retailers Floundering

Unexpected Bump in Inflation Leaves Markets and Retailers Floundering

Plus: Meta has announced that it is discontinuing Portal devices for consumers.
Six out of Ten Retailers Made Changes to Return Policies This Year

6 of 10 Retailers Made Changes to Return Policies This Year

Plus: Tesla has officially announced that it is bringing the Steam gaming platform to select Model X and Model S cars.
Ataraina IFA 2020

Ataraina IFA Intros Include Flying Air Purifier

The Flying Magic Cleaner, drone-propelled, goes beyond what robotic-type floor vacuums, which can only capture large-size particles, do. The drone is able to capture...
Nationwide Tiny Home Set to Make Its Return at CEDIA

Nationwide Tiny Home Set to Make Its Return at CEDIA

Plus: Tesla ramps up production at its gigafactory production facility in Texas.

Outsourced Manufacturing Makes Up More than 50 Percent of Global Cellular...

This was one of the many insights from the Global IoT Module Manufacturing Tracker, which features research from technology analysis firm Counterpoint.
UL Solutions Expands Testing Facilities to Meet Internet of Things Demand

UL Solutions Expands Testing Facilities to Meet Internet of Things Demand

UL Solutions announced that it will expand its laboratories around the world, to accommodate the rising market growth for Internet of Things technologies.

CTA Study: Tech Companies Need More Skilled Workers

Three in four technology companies (75%) face difficulty finding candidates with the right skills and abilities today, according to the annual Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® Future of Work Study.
Intel Releases Arc-A Series Discreet Graphics Card

Intel Releases Lowest-Power Arc-A Series Discreet Mobile Graphics Card

Plus, smart infrastructure company 3Red8 to build the first coast-to-coast open-access fiber-optic network.
Amazon Rolls Out Contactless Payment Tech in Panera Stores 

Amazon Rolls Out Contactless Payment Tech in Panera Stores

The fast-casual restaurant chain has teamed up with Amazon to use the technology giant’s palm recognition services that let customers enter, identify, and pay.

Atlantic Technology Executing a Major Revitalization

Atlantic Technology is taking the next step in executing a corporate revitalization which has included the rollout of over 30 new products in 2020...
Luxury appliances at Nationwide PrimeTime: Thermador Luxury Kitchen

Nationwide Spotlights Luxury Appliances and Outdoor Kitchens at PrimeTime

Nationwide members had plenty of opportunities to learn about these fast-growing categories at last week's expo.
TCL Hiring Spree Draws Experienced Talent Away From Competitors

TCL’s Hiring Spree Draws Experienced Talent Away From Competitors

Plus, Denon releases the DHT-S217 soundbar featuring built-in subwoofers and Dolby Atmos 3D audio technology.
Labor Shortage Persists. 4.4 Million Quit Their Jobs in February

More Than 4.4 Million Americans Quit Their Jobs in February

Plus, Vietnamese EV startup VinFast plans to build a $5 billion manufacturing facility in North Carolina.
Sneak Peak at Future Smartphones of 2023 from Apple, Samsung, Google and OnePlus

Sneak Peak at Future Smartphones of 2023 from Apple, Samsung, Google...

Information and speculation about future smartphones has been revealed, with the next generation from Samsung and OnePlus set to drop as early as February.
FDA Rules in Favor of DTC Hearing Aids: Here’s How Retailers Can Benefit

FDA Opens the Door for Retailers to Sell Hearing Aids

Plus, Asko releases two new wine storage devices in North America.

Syte Launches Syte Labs, Doubling Down on AI Innovation

Syte, the leading visual-AI-powered Product Discovery Platform for retail, today announced the launch of its AI innovation initiative, Syte Labs.
Gaming Addiction Tech Related Ailment

Gaming Addiction Top Tech-Related Pandemic Induced Ailment

A recent study from Harmony Healthcare IT reviewed Google search volume data to determine the most common tech-related ailments, pains, and stresses.

At U.N., CTA Announces Tech as New Human Security Pillar

Explore the transformative power of technology at the United Nations, shaping a secure and innovative future. Join us at CES 2024 and witness the future unfold.
Pieces for business growth

Fostering Healthy Business Growth in 2022 and Beyond

Demand for home upgrades and custom installation is on the rise, so how can dealers and integrators can work together to capitalize on this trend in the new year?
Woman Holiday Shopping

Why Some Retailers Are Turning ‘Black Friday’ Into a Month-Long Event

Looking to get gifts without actually shopping? Some consumers are utilizing bot services that scour the internet to do holiday shopping for you.

Amazon Announces New Drone Delivery Expansion in Texas

A month after announcing plans for drone expansion in Lockwood, Calif., Amazon has announced further expansion to College Station, Texas later this year.
Most Americans Say They Engage in Risky Online Behavior 

Majority of Americans Say They Engage in Risky Online Behavior 

Three in Four Americans admit they regularly take part in risky online behavior that could leave them open to cyber threats, a new report from Comcast found.

Erinn Loucks Named as Editor in Chief of Dealerscope and Connected...

Erinn Loucks, previously chief editor for Dealerscope's sister publication, Connected Design, has been named as editor in chief of both Dealerscope and Connected Design....

Belkin Announces New 3-in-1 Charging Stand for Apple Devices

Plus: FCC Commissioner Calls for Removal of TikTok, Potentially Harming Advertisers.
Apple Discontinues Production of the Iconic iPod

Apple Discontinues Production of the Iconic iPod

Plus: McIntosh brings CD players back to life with the new MCD12000 SACD/CD Player.
CE Today 9/11/23

CE Today 9/11/23: News from Roomba, Jackery, and Bonatra

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from iRobot and Roomba, Jackery, and Bonatra's latest wearbles.
See What This Airport Retailer Is Doing to Spur Customer Loyalty

See What This Airport Retailer Is Doing to Spur Customer Loyalty

Plus: A small California town is going to be one of the first to experience drone deliveries from Amazon.
CE Today 8.9.23

CE Today 8/9/23: News from Oracle, ROKFORM, and Festool

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Oracle, ROKFORM, and Festool.
CE Today 9/21/23

CE Today 9/21/23: News from TCL, Soundcore, and ECOVACS

Get the latest news and updates in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from TCL's recent smartphones, Soundcore, and ECOVACS.
CE Today 10/3/23: News from Hisense, Midland Radio, & Getac

CE Today 10/3/23: News from Hisense, Midland Radio, & Getac

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including today's highlights from Hisense, Midland Radio, and Getac.
CE Today 11/3/23

CE Today 11/3/23: News from ROKFORM, Kitchenaid, and McLEAR

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from ROKFORM, Kitchenaid, and MCLEAR. Read more!

CE Today 12/4/23: News from EarFun, NYXI, and Kichler

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from EarFun, NYXI, and Kichler. Read more.
CTA's Steven Koenig Says Consumer Technology revenue will exceed a half-trillion dollars in 2022

Consumer Technology Revenue Will Exceed a Half-Trillion Dollars, Per CTA

According to the U.S. Consuemr Tech Industry Forecast, the CE sector is projected to reach revenue of $505 billion, which is an all-time high.
Enterainment tech in 2022 is all about smart TVs

What’s Next for Entertainment Tech?

Besides fewer streaming services, smart TVs will increasingly become the central point of any connected home.

CE Today 12/14/23: GIGABYTE, German Bionic, & Apparent

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from GIGABYTE, German Bionic, and Apparent. Read more!

AVM’s Fast Internet for All With FRITZ!Box

Introduced at IFA 2020 Special Edition, the new AVM FRITZ!Box 6850 LTE is all about ensuring faster internet via mobile networks with data rates...
Happy extended family relaxing on the sofa at home and using connected technology.

Online and Upward With Connected Technology

How consumers learned to stop worrying and love connected products.
5G connections spreading across the city

Riding the 5G Wave

What’s hot, what’s not, and what matters in the high-speed wireless arena.
Apple Hints at Possible New High-End iPhone ‘Ultra’ 

Apple Hints at Possible New High-End iPhone ‘Ultra’ 

Plus: Whirlpool named one of Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies.
Gramophone Unveils Revolutionary Luxury Retail Experience Center in Maryland

Gramophone Unveils Luxury Retail Experience Center

Discover the extraordinary Gramophone Experience Center, a luxury retail destination showcasing prestigious audio brands and innovative technology integration.

ViewSonic Wins Big at iF Design Awards 2023

iF Design awarded ViewSonic Corp. with three awards for their M1 Pro smart LED portable projector, their multi-functional presenter VB-PEN-007, and their VX1655-4K-OLED 15.6"...
Corie Barry Best Buy CES 2021

Corie Barry Takes On a Pandemic and Institutes Diversity in First...

To say her first year as CEO was an eventful one would be the understatement of the century. Best Buy CEO, Corie Barry, describes how she navigated the sea of changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic while also instituting diversity and inclusion during a discussion with Alan Murray at CES 2021
The Autism Speaks panelists at the Nationwide Marketing Group PrimeTime Expo in Phoenix.

Nationwide Marketing Group Exceeds Expectations for PrimeTime

In spite of the pandemic, the show floor was packed with manufacturers and members.

Z-Wave Alliance Releases 2022 State of the Ecosystem Report

The Z-Wave Alliance, the standards development organization dedicated to advancing the smart home and Z-Wave technology, has released its third-annual Z-Wave State of the...

Insights from the NATM Conference

The leadership provided an update to Dealerscope about what’s happening from their vantage point, what they are doing for their members and what to look forward to for the coming year.
Dayrize brings environmental impact technology to SMBs

CES 2022 News: Dayrize Set to Bring Environmental Impact Tech to...

Dayrize uses geospatial mapping technology and computer algorithms to rapidly evaluate the environmental impact of any consumer product.

Amazon Announces New Ring Intercom Addition

Today Amazon announced the latest addition to its Ring product lineup: the Ring Intercom. It’s designed with consumers living in apartments in mind.

Data Drives Distress for Decision Makers

85% of business leaders have suffered from decision distress – regretting, feeling guilty about, or questioning a decision they made in the past year 72% admit the...
Casio Launches Line of G-Shock Watches Inspired by Gaming 

Casio Launches Line of G-Shock Watches Inspired by Gaming 

Plus: Hailo has announced a new family of high-performance vision processors.
Amid Complaints, Amazon Permanently Allows Workers to Carry Phones

Amid Complaints, Amazon Permanently Allows Workers to Carry Phones

Plus, US GDP fell 1.4 percent in Q1 2022 despite consumer spending growing by 2.7 percent.
CE Today

CE Today 12/15/23: News from TCL, Vivo, and TYAN

Get the latest news and insights into the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from TCL, Vivo, and TYAN. Read more!
CE Today 8/10/23

CE Today 8/10/23: News from Baseus, ProMaster, and 70mai

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Baseus, ProMaster, and 70mai.
High Inflation is Pushing Consumers to Make Tough Decisions

High Inflation Rates are Pushing Consumers to Make Tough Decisions

Plus, Broadcom acquires VMware for a whopping $61 billion.

Shopify Disrupts E-Commerce with New Features and Partnerships

Shopify has announced that it now offers more than 100 new features on its e-commerce platform, as well as a partnership with Twitter
Parks Associates Smart Home Tracker

Parks: COVID-19, Consumer Privacy Concerns, and Price Competition are Key

New Parks Associates smart home research finds providers and manufacturers are increasingly competing on price, innovation, and privacy protections. The firm's Smart Home Tracker...
Cybersecurity

Members of Congress Address Cybersecurity at CES Panel

Cyber-attacks are on the rise, but government and the private sector must work together to improve security without stifling innovation, said the panelists.

Instacart Announces Several New Shopping Features

Today Instacart announced a number of new features packaged together with existing ones in the “Connected Stores” bundle, as the company is calling it.
AMX by HARMAN Unveils New Professional Touch Panels 

AMX by HARMAN Unveils New Professional Touch Panels

Plus: Honda will launch a fuel cell electric vehicle in 2024.
CE Today 11/6/23

CE Today 11/6/23: Jabra, FaZe, & Dreame Technologies

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Jabra, FaZe, and Dreame technologies. Read more!
Overlooking the Disabled Market Segment is Costing Billions

Overlooking the Disabled Market Segment is Costing Billions

Plus: Ducati unveils its first electric motorcycle and it's built to race.

Abode Launches New Wireless Video Doorbell and Full-Color Smart Bulbs

Abode Wireless Video Doorbell and Abode Color Bulbs – into the expanding and comprehensive Abode ecosystem. 
Memory Device Market Expected to Grow Significantly Over Next Decade

Memory Device Market Expected to Grow Significantly Over Next Decade

A study conducted by Cognitive Market Research suggests that the global memory device market will have a compound annual growth rate of 16.2% from 2023 to 2030.

LG Electronics Introduces New 4K UHD CineBeam Projector

LG Electronics USA has announced the LG CineBeam PU700R, the newest addition to their LG CineBeam lineup. This compact and design-friendly projector is available...
CE Today 08/18/23: News from TCL, Whirlpool, and HeroTech

CE Today 08/18/23: News from TCL, Whirlpool, and HeroTech

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including highlights from TCL, Whirlpool, and HeroTech.
cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Lessons From BitTrap CTO Ariel Futoransky

The internet is used by almost everyone, but not everyone is properly protected from cyberattacks.
Drone Deliveries Are Having an Immense Amount of Success

Drone Deliveries Are Taking Off

Plus: SMART rail workers union voted to reject September’s proposed labor agreement.
Spot Rates Tank in Freighting Industry, as Consumer Demand Slows

Spot Rates Tank in Freighting Industry, as Demand Slows

Plus: TP-Link unveils three new Deco wireless mesh routers.
CE Today 9/22/23

CE Today 9/22/23: News from Walcom, Datacolor, and G-SHOCK

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Walcom's latest releases, Datacolor, and G-SHOCK.
YouTube and TikTok Influencers

How YouTube and TikTok Influencers Are Driving Top Toy Sales

If you’re wondering which electronics and toys are going to sell most this holiday season – you know, in case you want to stock up -- look no further than the top creators and influencers on YouTube and TikTok, where a 2020 study found that children ages 4-15 spend an average of 85 and 45 minutes a day respectively.
CES

Amazon, Lenovo, and Meta Among Companies Not Attending CES 2022 in...

42 exhibitors have withdrawn in-person attendance from CES 2022. Despite these cancellations, the CTA does not have plans to cancel the in-person event.

Nationwide Celebrates 2 Million Packed Meals with No Child Hungry

Nationwide wrapped up its final day of PrimeTime in Orlando on August 16 by hitting a major milestone: Two million meals packed in conjunction...

Shopify And Melio Launch First Fully Integrated Accounts Payable Solution For...

*There are no subscription or sign-up fees, and there are free options for merchants to pay bills with their Shopify Balance accounts or ACH...
snapdragon

BREAKING NEWS: Qualcomm and Meta Strike Agreement to Further Metaverse

Both companies' product and engineering team will produce the chips, which will be powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon platforms.
Was Amazon Pay Smart Stores affected by AWS outage

Amazon Web Services Experiences Third Outage of the Month

Even Amazon's own retail operations were affected by the cloud storage service's latest outage.
Cake Makka moped and ebikes at CES

Ever-Evolving Ebikes Go for a Spin at CES

From sleek road bikes to 007-style snow bikes, ebikes and scooters of every type were introduced at CES 2022, which also debuted its eMobility Experience testing area.
Nationwide Partners with Dacor

Nationwide Adds Dacor To Its Luxury Appliance Network

Plus, according to the NHTSA cars may no longer be required to have a steering wheel or pedals. Check out what this means for autonomous vehicles.

GE Lighting, A Savant Company, Announces Major Additions to Cync Portfolio...

The company is introducing a Smart Thermostat and Temperature Sensor, a line of Outdoor Security Cameras, and additional lighting products to the family of connected products at CES 2022, and will continue to launch more hardware, as well as innovative software solutions, throughout the year.
Shanghai Ends Two Month Lockdown: See How the Global Supply Chain Will Be Affected

Shanghai Ends Two Month Lockdown: See How the Global Supply Chain...

Plus, Lumix and Leica have entered into a strategic collaboration agreement.
Intel at CES

Intel Will Help the World ‘Go and Do’ More at CES

As part of the all-virtual CES 2021, Intel will preview exciting new technology via two news conferences plus host an in-depth technology session from Mobileye.
YouTube and TikTok Influencers

TikTok Makes People Buy Stuff, But Where Are the CE Influencers?

While clothing and beauty are staples of the looping video plattform, tech products not so much. But the growing number of CE influencers may change that.
CES 2022 ebike

Gaming and eBikes Show Monumental Advancements at CES 2022

The inaugural eMobility experience testing area at CES 2022 showcased everything from sleek road bikes to 007 style snow bikes.
What A Decline in Impulse Buying Means for the CE Sector

What A Decline in Impulse Buying Means for the CE Sector

A survey reports that consumers are less likely to make impulse purchases in 2023. How can retailers use this information to their advantage?
CE Today 10/4/23: News from Toshiba TV, G-SHOCK, & INSEAD

CE Today 10/4/23: News from Toshiba TV, G-SHOCK, & INSEAD

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including today's highlights from Toshiba, CASIO G-SHOCK, and INSEAD’s XR library.
Retail sales up 7.1 percent in October 2021

Retail Sales Up 1.7 Percent in October

At 1.7 percent, according to the Labor Department, the rise was the highest since March. This of course is in tandem with the fastest rise in prices in 30 years, but it was still good news for most retail entities, including Walmart and Home Depot.
Hisense L5G 4K Smart TV 120-inch

Hisense Announces Laser Cinema Projector and TV, Plus New ULED Lines

Besides the 120-inch LG5 4K Smart Laser TV, the company unviled the PX1-PRO TriChroma Laser Cinema and new ULED models.
matter

Samsung To Test Matter-Compatible Devices

Samsung SmartThings is expanding its efforts related to Matter by announcing a Partner Early Access Program to test their first-ever Matter-compatible products. Matter is expected...
CE Today 11/8/23

CE Today 11/8/23: News from TCL, LG, and SoundFun

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from TCL, LG, and SoundFun. Read more!

Inventory Miscalculations Usher in Pandemic Spending Hangover For Retailers

Plus, BioLite has just released two new portable charging solutions.
Innovative Eyewear Launches New Collection of Smart Glasses 

Innovative Eyewear Launches New Collection of Smart Glasses 

Plus: PowerHouse Alliance adds Evolution Home Entertainment to group of distributors.

Cleer Audio Announces its New Arc II Sport Earbuds

Cleer Audio has announced its new Arc II Sport Smart Open-Ear True Wireless Earbuds with a flexible ear hook hinge design. The Arc II...
Corporate Sustainability

Green Lights in Corporate Sustainability

Corporate sustainability has come a long way in the past decade. Here is how it’s rolling out in the appliance, consumer electronics, and retail spaces.
Best April Fools' Day Pranks From CE companies: Razer HyperSense Suit

The Best April Fools’ Day Pranks From Consumer Tech Companies

After you’ve had a laugh, get back to reality and read up on Nationwide and Oracle’s new NetSuite offering to buying group members.
Young Man Working at Computer

New Vulnerability Puts Windows 10,11, and Server Users in Jeopardy

Shipping companies UPS and FedEx are confident that they will be able to keep up with orders this holiday season thanks to early consumer shopping.
CE Today 08/31/23: IFA News from Beko, Anker, & Aiper

CE Today 08/31/23: IFA News from Beko, Anker, & Aiper

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Beko, Anker Innovations, and Aiper at IFA Berlin 2023.
Remote work devices: A person with earphones talking on their computer.

Jabra, JLab, and Raycon Release New Remote Work Devices

Audio tech companies have made adjustments to their products for consumers who work remotely. The latest wave include new audio devices from Jabra, JLab, and Raycon.
Retailers need to prepare for livestream shopping

How Brands and Retailers Can Navigate the World of Livestream Shopping...

Set to reach $11 billion in 2022 live streaming will grow significantly this year, and retailers need to be prepared.
Target Zero Makes Shopping Sustainable

New Target Zero Initiative Promotes Sustainable Shopping

Plus, Audi will start integrating Holoride’s virtual reality entertainment system into its cars this summer.
What Rising Gas Prices Tell Us About Consumer Spending Habits

What Rising Gas Prices Tell Us About Consumer Spending Habits

Plus, Porsche invests $500 million in EV supercar company Rimac.

How the Masimo vs. Politan Lawsuit’s Looking

It’s been almost six months since one of the world’s leading medical technology companies decided to add audio industry dynamo Sound United to its portfolio. And...
All Google Devices Now Feature Matter Compatibility

All Google Devices Now Feature Matter Compatibility

Plus: GE will unveil its new Smart Mixer with Auto Sense at CES 2023.
Epic Games fighting bad reviews

Gamer Girl: Epic Games Fights Review Bombers

Review bombers are hurting companies online image with false reviews, see how Epic Games found a way to combat them.

Logitech Announces New Lineup of Mac-Centric Products

Logitech has announced a number of new products in the keyboard and mouse space specifically designed for Mac users.
4 States Employment at Pre-Pandemic Levels

These Four States Have Reached Pre-Pandemic Employment Levels

Plus, Nationwide adds two vendors to its PrimeTime outdoor lineup, and Sony just announced the release of its latest audio system.
Segway Robotics and DriveU.auto Announce a New Partnership

Segway Robotics and DriveU.auto Announce a New Partnership

Segway Robotics and DriveU.auto’s robotic platform allows last-mile delivery service operators to rapidly deploy large fleets of delivery robots.

Apple Fitness+ Service Expands to iPhone Users in 21 Countries

The Apple Fitness+ wellness service is looking to attract more users after receiving a range of updates. Firstly, the feature is now available for iPhone users that...
Can Robots Save Amazon When It Runs Out of New Hires?

Can Robots Save Amazon When It Runs Out of New Hires?

Plus: See what Samsung’s new ISOCELL HP3 200-megapixel camera sensor means for the future of smartphones.
Wing Unveils New Automated Drone Delivery Network 

Wing Unveils New Automated Drone Delivery Network 

Plus: Vanco International unveils new all-in-one video collaboration product.
CE Today 11/9/23: News from Midland Radio, Tineco & xTool

CE Today 11/9/23: News from Midland Radio, Tineco & xTool

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Midland Radio, Tineco, and xTool. Read more!
Samsung Freestyle Projector

Nifty Samsung Freestyle Portable Projector Handles All the Angles

The sleek new device auto-calibrates in one second and has voice control, smart TV capabilities, built-in music streaming. It's also a light.

LG Announces New LED-Paneled MoodUp Fridge

In the latest LG development coming out of IFA, the company has announced its new MoodUp fridge, which is lined with LED light panels along the front.
Will Apple’s New M2 Chip Actually Revolutionize the MacBook?

Will Apple’s New M2 Chip Actually Revolutionize the MacBook?

Plus, Rivian has teamed up with Tunein to put radio stations from over 200 countries inside its EVs.

Amazon Announces New Same-Day Delivery Service Through Certain Retail Stores

Today Amazon announced that Prime members in certain U.S. cities will be able to get same-day delivery from retailers by ordering through Amazon.
At CES This Week: Heat It, an Insect Bite Healer

At CES This Week: Heat It, an Insect Bite Healer

The device connects to your smartphone’s charging port and uses heat (hyperthermia) to quickly and efficiently relieve itching and pain from insect bites.
CE Today: 10/5/23

CE Today 10/5/23: News from OtterBox, Leica, and ResultWorx

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from OtterBox, Leica cameras, and ResultWorx.
Walmart Turns Stores into eCommerce Fulfillment Centers

Walmart Turns Stores into eCommerce Fulfillment Centers

Plus, BMW announces the release of its latest EV, the iX1.
Google Announces New Shopping Features Ahead of the Holiday Season

Google Announces New Features Ahead of the Holiday Season

Plus: WHOOP 4.0 will now be sold at over 200 Best Buy retail locations nationwide.
LAVA Upgrades Blaze 5G Smartphone Line-Up with Launch of 6GB Variant

LAVA Upgrades Blaze 5G Smartphone Line-Up with Launch of 6GB Variant

LAVA has released an improved version of its Lava Blaze 5G with larger 6GB RAM storage and other powerful features for the Indian market.
The best and worst of 2021 in the CE industry

The Best and Worst of 2021

Whether we see this past year as a glass half full or a glass half empty, we can all agree on one thing: 2021 was certainly better than 2020.
Canadian Authorities Reopen Ambassador Bridge

Canadian Police Reopen Ambassador Bridge to Cross-Border Transportation

Plus, Motorola and Verizon Unleash 5G Neckband with the potential to create less cumbersome virtual reality headsets.
Burned Out Railroad Workers Threaten to Stall Supply Chain

Burned Out Railroad Workers Threaten to Stall Supply Chain

Plus: Americans are expected to get the biggest wage raise in the last 15 years, but it’s still not enough to keep up with inflation.
Neal Manowitz Sony

Neal Manowitz Appointed President and COO of Sony Electronics, North America

Sony Electronics Inc. announced Neal Manowitz, Deputy President, Imaging Products and Solutions - Americas, will be promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer.
EA & FIFA End Partnership

EA Sports and FIFA End Successful 30 Year Partnership

On May 10th, EA Sports announced they will be renaming their almost 30-year long-run video game franchise - FIFA - to EA Sports FC.
Discover the Future of Tech at IFA Berlin 2023

Discover the Future of Tech at IFA Berlin 2023 

Explore everything IFA Berlin 2023 has to offer. From groundbreaking innovations to captivating keynotes, this unmissable event offers a glimpse into the event.
CE Today 8/11/23

CE Today 8/11/23: News from TCL, Otterbox, & Leica Camera AG

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from TCL, Otterbox, and Leica Camera AG.

CE Today 8/21/23: News from Soundcore, Oppo, and TCL

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including daily highlights from Soundcore's newest headphones, OPPO's Reno10, and TCL

WIN Annual Meeting: Mentorship, Leadership and Going International

WIN: Women in Nationwide, a group focused on supporting and developing female business leaders within the independent retail channel, held its inaugural meeting this past week at Nationwide Primetime
Retailers are Looking to Gain Profitability Beyond DTC

Retailers are Looking to Gain Profitability Beyond DTC

Plus: New data from Polar shows that only 42 percent of consumers trust data from their fitness wearables.

Marketers Embrace AI Technologies over Metaverse

The generative artificial intelligence (GAI) platform ChatGPT has gained momentum, with more than 80% of marketers experimenting with the technology.
CE Today 7/17/23

CE Today 7/17/23: News from Sony, 3D Printer Market, & Tubi

Explore the top trending topics in the Consumer Electronics Industry. Explore the latest releases from Sony, market reports on 3D printers, and new more!
Samsung Home Appliances Bespoke kitchen suite

Samsung Home Appliances Unveils New 2022 Bespoke Lineup

New refrigerators, washers, and dryers come in a plethora of new colors, sizes, and configurations.
Amazon Posts Slowest Sales Growth Rate in Two Decades

Amazon Posts Slowest Sales Growth Rate in Two Decades

Plus: Garmin unleashes its new Quatix 7 series watches which are designed for people who love to be on the water.
Roam Floor Map

Howard Lerman Prefers to Roam, not Zoom

Howard Lerman reflected on his boredom with the world's leading remote work app and decided to create his own version of a virtual at-home...
Manufacturers Deal With Impending Chip Shortage

Manufacturers Are Standing at the Precipice of a Chip Shortage

Median inventory of chips among manufacturers is down to only five days, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.
SXSW In Austin TX

SXSW Conference Hones in on Developing Trends in Gaming

Plus, LG is your home for all things March Madness. LG has partnered with the NCAA, Turner Sports, and CBS Sports, to launch the March Madness Live app.
Fujifilm Announces New Addition to X Series Digital Camera Line

Fujifilm Announces New Addition to X Series Camera Line 

Plus: Google rolls out new Gmail features that will help track holiday packages.

CE Today 7/28/23: News from Samsung, SKYWORTH, and ClearOne

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Samsung, SKYWORTH, and ClearOne.
CE Today 09/1/23: IFA News from LG, TCL, & TECNO

CE Today 09/1/23: IFA News from LG, TCL, & TECNO

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from LG Electronics, TCL, and TECNO at IFA Berlin 2023.
CE Today 10/6/23

CE Today 10/6/23: News from CASEiFY, REIDEA, and Displace

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from CASEiFY's partnership with Nothing, REIDEA, & Diplace
Kenmore Partners with SPAN to Help Electrify One Million U.S. Homes 

Kenmore Partners with SPAN to Help Electrify One Million U.S. Homes 

Kenmore is partnering with electrification company SNAP on a new program that will help customers transition to zero-emissions electric appliances.
Jeff Bezos Andy Jassy

Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO

On Tuesday, Jeff Bezos announced that he would be stepping down as CEO of Amazon in the third quarter of this year. The empty role will be filled by Andy Jassy, the current chief executive of Amazon Web Services as Bezos transitions to executive chair of the company.
CES 2022 Round Up Electric Vehicles

CES 2022 News: GM EV Delivery Vans, Intel Chip Factories; Labrador...

Dealerscope Impact Awards 2022. Plus, we are spotlighting some of the amazing innovations from CES 2022 in fields ranging from sustainability to smart tech.
Sony Adds New Ultra-Wide Lens to Standard Zoom Lineup

Sony Adds New Ultra-Wide Lens to Standard Zoom Lineup 

Plus: ViewSonic launches new collection of premium webcam-docking monitors.
Companies Moving Manufacturing to Mexico

Companies Bolster Manufacturing in Mexico Amid Supply Chain Crisis

Plus, VanMoof’s new e-bikes include a new step-in frame to make for an easier ride.
Supply Chain Issues Wont End with Covid, Says White House

Supply Chain Issues Won’t End with Pandemic, White House Warns

Plus, New products from Sony, OnePlus, Mission, and Catalyst.
the Omicron variant threatens the supply chain

How the Omicron Variant Threatens the Supply Chain

The Omicron variant is causing consumers to worry about the future of the supply chain. What does that mean for retail?
Instagram’s New Shop-in-Chat Feature Simplifies Social Commerce

Instagram’s New Shop-in-Chat Tool Simplifies Social Commerce

Plus, is the supply chain prepped for a return to normalcy? Some experts think so.
Foldable Devices Are All the Rage Right Now. Will it Last?

Foldable Devices Are All the Rage Right Now. Will it Last?

Samsung and Asus both revealed foldable designs at IFA 2022. Plus: Mission announces the release of a revamped 1980 classic.
Augmented Reality Market to Grow by $157 Billion by 2026 

Augmented Reality Market to Grow by $157 Billion by 2026 

Plus: Car rental startup Kyte will start offering subscription services.
CE Today 11/10/23

CE Today 11/10/23: News from Hisense, G-SHOCK, and GIGABYTE

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Hisense, G-SHOCK, and GIGABYTE. Read more.
Tap-to-Transact Directly on iPhone

Apple Prepping Tap-to-Transact Directly to iPhones

Say goodbye to mobile pay hardware, Apple is preparing to unveil tap-to-transact functionality so SMBs can accept payments directly from an iPhone.
US Supply Chains Face a New Enemy: Labor Negotiations

US Supply Chains Face a New Enemy: Labor Negotiations

Plus: Bryston unleashes its new “Back to the Future” vintage product restoration service.

CE Today 12/18/23: News from Oraimo, EcoFlow, and Rheem

Get the latest news and insights into the consumer electronics (CE) inudstry including today's highlights from Oraimo, EcoFlow, and Rheem. Read more!

YouTube Partnering with Shopify to Introduce New Shopping Features

YouTube is partnering with Shopify to introduce new shopping features for creators, who will now be able to display products throughout their YouTube channels.
Walmart Refurbished Tackles the Reverse Logistics of Retail

Walmart Refurbished Tackles the Reverse Logistics of Retail

Plus: SHARP unleashes its latest smart home appliance: The SHARP Smart Dishwasher.
The TCL 2022 TV lineup

At CES 2022: TCL’s Ultra-Large, Feature-Loaded TV Lineup

The TV manufacturer has made gaming and streaming capabilities its top priority with the release of its new 2022 lineup.
Insights into IFA Berlin 2023

Insights into IFA Berlin 2023

An Exclusive Q&A with industry leaders and IFA Keynote Speakers Dr. Andreas Rickert and Carlos Serratos.
CE Today 9/25/23

CE Today 9/25/23: News from TECNO, ELEHEAR, and Candela

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from TECNO, ELEHEAR, & the record-setting Candela electric boat.
Senate Pushes Through Agreement in Railroad Labor Dispute

Senate Pushes Through Agreement in Railroad Labor Dispute

Plus: Tesla officially unveils its fully electric tractor-trailer.

Shopify Invests $100 Million in New Partnership with Klaviyo

It’s been announced that Shopify has made a significant $100 million investment in Klaviyo, an e-commerce automation platform start up.
Microsoft Just the Latest Tech Giant to Announce Series of Layoffs

Microsoft Latest Tech Giant to Announce a Series of Layoffs

Microsoft follows in the footsteps of Amazon and Twitter by letting go of 10,000 employees in an attempt to cut costs

Integral Marketing & The Lucas Sales Group Tap de St. Germain

Integral Marketing, the rep fulfillment company serving dealers in the Southwest, announces the appointment of industry veteran John “Jody” de St. Germain as Business...
Why Retailers Should Dive Into Social Commerce

The Social Commerce Market Is Set to Explode: Here’s Why You...

The social commerce market is set to explode in the coming years. Here are a few ways that businesses can make to most of this growth.

Apple to Release Bug-Fixing Update for iOS 16 Users Next Week

iPhone users with the latest iOS 16 operating system have reported a number of issues ranging from copy and paste bugs to shaky cameras when using certain apps.
Snapchat Launches New Virtual Try-On Feature with Amazon

Snapchat Launches New Virtual Try-On Feature with Amazon

Plus: Vuzix M400C smart glasses will now be available to order.
Visa Partners with PayPal, Venmo on Digital Payment Service 

Visa Partners with PayPal, Venmo on Digital Payment Service 

Plus: Innovative Eyewear’s new app will enable a voice interface for ChatGPT.
CE Today 11/13/23

CE Today 11/13/23: News from Sonoro, Roborock, and Govee

Get the latest news and information from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Sonoro, Roborock, and Govee. Read more.
Hisense Partners with TD Synnex to Expand Distribution Network

Hisense Partners with TD Synnex to Expand Distribution Network

Plus, at CEDIA 2022, LG debuts the world’s largest OLED TV and the world’s first bendable OLED TV.
Decreased Consumer Sentiment Places a Significant Burden on Retailers

Decreased Consumer Sentiment Places a Significant Burden on Retailers

Plus: Unconventional upstart Nothing is set to release a challenger to the iPhone.
CE Today 9/26/23

CE Today 9/26/23: News from magic bullet, Sony, and OXS

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Magic Bullet, Sony and Olivia Rodrigo, and OSX.
SUPER73 Releases Youth Series

SUPER73 Releases New E-Bike Series for Kids

Plus, Z-Wave Alliance has announced that the Ecolink 700 Series Garage Door Controller is the first product to receive Z-Wave Long Range certification.
Ryan Knavel

Nice Hires Ryan Knavel as Director of Sales

Former Regional Sales Manager of Snap One and Control4 brings two decades of experience managing multi-product portfolio companies in the residential tech industry Carlsbad, Calif.,...
Does Apple Have What it Takes to Be a Challenger in the Smart Home?

Does Apple Have What it Takes to Takeover the Smart Home?

Plus: these areas of success and failure in the retail sector this holiday season may surprise you.
CE Today 10/9/23

CE Today 10/9/23: News from Honda, TRIBIT, and Reolink

Get the latest news and updates in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Honda's electric lawn mower, TRIBIT, and Reolink.
CE Today 8/22/23

CE Today 8/22/23: News from SHARGE, Nextbase iQ, and Kysona

Get the latest news in the Consumer Electornics (CE) industry including Shargeek's rebrand to SHARGE, Nexbase iQ, & gaming accessory releases from Kysona.
Nationwide Adds PayPal

Nationwide Offers PayPal eCommerce Integration to Members

Plus, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage at SXSW to discuss the company’s plan for the metaverse and retail use cases.
Kenmore and Galanz partner for home appliances deal

Kenmore and Galanz Partner for Home Appliances Deal

The Americas branch of leading global home appliance manufacturer Galanz recently announced a partnership with the renowned home appliance brand Kenmore.
Epson Unveils PowerLite® 810E and Epson Projector Management Connected at InfoComm

Epson Announces Exciting New Innovations at InfoComm

Discover Epson's latest innovations at InfoComm, featuring the PowerLite® 810E projector and Epson Projector Management Connected.
CE Today 11/14/23

CE Today: 11/14/23: News from Skullcandy, Garmin, & Beatbot

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Skullcandy, Garmin, and Beatbot. Read more.
2022 SXSW Innovation Awards: Strap Tech Team for award given to Ara

The Niftiest CE Winners of the 2022 SXSW Innovation Awards

Several prizes went to CE-related technologies at the annual technology festival in Austin.
Cloud gaming market value set to more than double to $12m by 2026

Cloud Gaming Market Value Set to More Than Double by 2026

Products that support cloud gaming will also see significant growth.
TP-Link Unleashes Two New Wi-Fi 6 Routers

TP-Link Unleashes Two New Wi-Fi 6 Routers

Plus: Shopify and YouTube team up on new social commerce integration.
Drone Advertising Takes Over New York City

Drone Advertising Takes Over New York City

Plus: The job market remains strong despite rumors of an impending recession.
Nationwide Once Again Honored as an Energy Star Partner of the Year

Nationwide Honored as an Energy Star Partner of the Year

Nationwide recognized by ENERGY STAR for the 9th year in a row. Plus: Bowers & Wilkins releases new Sage Green finish for its Pi5 S2 headphones.
Barco Unveils Enhanced XMS Cloud Platform at InfoComm

Barco Releases Enhanced XMS Cloud Platform at InfoComm

Discover Barco's upgraded XMS Cloud Platform at InfoComm, transforming meeting room management with enhanced features and proactive monitoring.
CE Today 8/23/23

CE Today 8/23/23: News from LG, OpenRock Pro, & Snapmaker

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from LG's latest partnership with Amazon and more.
2021 Holiday Retail on the Rise

Holiday Sales of Electronics Grows 16.2 Percent in 2021

Despite a plethora of challenges ranging from supply chain issues to the Omicron variant, retail for the 2021 holiday season has done remarkably well.
Anti-Theft Measures are Hurting Sales. What’s the Solution?

Anti-Theft Measures are Hurting Retailers. What’s the Solution?

Plus: LG’s new CineBeam projectors are going for a pretty penny.
Walmart employee greets shopper to the store's full inventory shelves

Walmart, Target, and Others Have Plenty of Inventory

Big-box stores such as Walmart and Target are not only reporting rises in revenue and sales, but also plenty of inventory andstocked shelves—all this in the midst of a supply chain slowdown.
Walmart GoLocal more than just food

Walmart’s GoLocal Expands Rapid Delivery Services Beyond Food

SMBs now have access to the last-mile delivery service to get products out to customers in as little as 15 minutes
Bowers & Wilkins Teams Up with 007 Brand on Latest Wireless Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins Teams Up with 007 Brand on Latest Wireless...

Bowers & Wilkins pays homage to the 60th anniversary of 007. Plus, Metra Electronics unleashes a new suite of products designed for the Ford Bronco.
Meta Acquires Virtual Reality Fitness Company Within  

Meta Acquires Virtual Reality Fitness Company Within  

Plus: Garmin releases a new hybrid smartwatch called the vívomove Trend.

Instagram Announces New Reels Advertising Feature

Instagram announced a new advertising feature for Reels called “Boost.” Businesses will be able to turn their Reels into ads to reach a larger audience.

PureTech Alliance is Formed

Executives from the custom installation channel have aligned to form the PureTech Alliance (www.puretech-alliance.com), a national sales and service organization with a mandate to...
EU Passes Landmark Laws to Rein in the Power of Big Tech

EU Passes Landmark Laws to Rein in the Power of Big...

EU legislators approved the Digital Markets and Digital Services Act - two of the most far-reaching digital regulation laws in the Western world.

Survey reveals Americans’ “Bucket List” Wishes

*Gen Zers have hefty goals, with over seven items on their bucket lists on average - significantly more than their older counterparts. *50% of adults...
CE Today 11/15/23

CE Today 11/15/23: News from Sharp, Gourmia, and ZVOX

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Sharp, Gourmia, and ZVOX. Read more!
Retailers turn to Facial Tech to stop Crime

Retailers Turn to Facial Recognition to Fight Retail Crime

From delivery hijackings to smash and grab looting, 70 percent of retailers reported experiencing an increase in retail crime during 2021.
Super League Gaming enjoys year-on-year growth with new revenue outlook

Super League Gaming Enjoys Year-on-Year Growth with New Revenue Outlook

The gaming publisher announced that its third quarter revenues total $4.5 million, observed to be a 25% increase from the third quarter of 2021.

CE Today 8/1/23: News on Anker, WatchinU, & Security Markets

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Anker, WatchinU, & more news from the Smart Security Market
CE Today 10/10/23

CE Today 10/10/23: News from Motorola, Hisense, and Roborock

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Motorola new releases, Hisense, and Roborock.
Beko Hack the Normal Hackathon for Sustainability

Beko Launches Hackathon for the Earth Event

The appliance manufacturer's "Hack the Normal 2022" coding challenge encourages the development of unique ideas and solutions to “create a positive impact on people and the planet“.
Nationwide Doubles Down on Partnership with STORIS

Nationwide Doubles Down on Partnership with STORIS

Plus: the new OnePlus Buds Pro 2 will be one of the first earbuds to feature Google Android’s Spatial Audio technology.
BERLIN PHOTO WEEK 2022: A Big Boost for Photography Skills

BERLIN PHOTO WEEK 2022: A Big Boost for Photography Skills

Look, listen, learn and improve your photography skills: September 2 to 4 the BERLIN PHOTO WEEK is organizing a wide-ranging conference program at Arena Berlin.
new technology for the holidays

How to Plan for the 2022 Holidays 

A look out how the supply chain and consumers’ demands will impact sales this year.

A Big Day for Logitech

Logitech has launched two new products, the Blue Sona XLR microphone and the Litra Beam light, and also announced the upcoming Astro A30 headset.
KOA Electronics Distribution

KOA Electronics Distribution to Open New San Diego Location

Get to know KOA E.D.I. this Friday, October 1, as it celebrates the opening of its new San Diego location with an event for dealers and industry friends alike.
https://dealerscope.com/2021/12/samsung-home-applJames Fishler Samsung Senior VP of Consumer Electronics

Inside CES 2022 With Samsung Senior VP of CE James Fishler

James Fishler, Senior Vice President of Consumer Electronics gives insight on what Samsung products he's excited for at CES this year and gives details on what new features 2022 Samsung TVs will have.
Retailers Overordered Last Holiday Season and Now They Have Too Much Product

Retailers Overordered Last Holiday Season and Now They Have Too Much...

Plus, LG unveils its new HU915QE CineBeam 4K laser ultra-short throw projector.
Walmart Takes Another Swing at Amazon with New Automated Fulfillment Centers

Walmart Takes Another Swing at Amazon with New Automated Fulfillment Centers

Plus, Elon Musk plans to lay off 10 percent of Tesla’s workforce.

Qualcomm Defines Future of Entertainment With Live Nation Partnership

All of the IFA 2020 press conferences are talking up the company's abilities to cope with and move past COVID-19. Understandably. Qualcomm set a...
Walmart and Target Q2 Earnings Show Impact of Sustained Inflation

Walmart and Target Q2 Earnings Show Impact of Sustained Inflation

Plus: Apple releases monopoly on product servicing by allowing consumers to rent repair kits.

FTC Opens Investigation into Amazon’s iRobot Takeover

Amazon made headlines earlier this summer when it purchased iRobot, manufacturer of the wildly popular Roomba vacuum cleaner, for $1.7 billion.
E4 Experience Tour Continues Tomorrow in California

E4 Experience Tour Continues Tomorrow in California

Plus, Cleer Audio releases a new black finish to its Alpha headphone, a 2022 CES Innovations Award Honoree.
CE Today 8/2/23

CE Today 8/2/23: News from NOMVDIC, Xebec, and Monster 

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including updates from NOMVDIC's latest projector, Xebec laptop solutions, & Monster.
CE Today 9/12/23

CE Today 9/12/23: News from Apple, Panasonic, and Garmin

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Apple's press event, Panasonic, and Garmin.
Black Leaders In Consumer Tech

Presenting CT Lab’s 2021 Black Leaders in Consumer Tech

CT Lab's Black Leaders in Consumer Tech Awards shines a special spotlight on nine African-American leaders in the CT space who are driving the industry forward.
CVS Pharmacy interior

CVS to Close 900 Brick-and-Mortar Stores

The closures will help parent company CVS Health transform its brick-and-mortar retail stores into not only pharmacies that sell everything, but also bonafide medical health facilities.
A Tesla store

Tesla Ramping up Production

As competition in the electric vehicle space continues to intensify, the incumbent leader in the space is getting set to increase production.
Devialet Releases First-Ever Portable Speaker

Devialet Releases First-Ever Portable Speaker

Plus: Amazon has reached 5 million packages delivered with Rivian electric delivery vans.

ACI Worldwide and MagicCube Offer Tap-to-Pay Solution

*Software will provide mid-size and large retailers operating in complex environments with device-agnostic control and visibility of transaction data. *The solution offers flexible management of...
CE Today 7.18.23

CE Today 7/18/23: Latest News from OtterBox, ESR, and CTA

Get the latest news from OtterBox as they prep for the school year, ESR's new 6-in-1 apple charging station, and CTA's partnership with the FCC.
CE Today 11/16/23

CE Today 11/16/23: News from Hisense, Sylvox, and Garmin

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Hisense, Sylvox, and Garmin. Read more!
Android Users Can Soon Send Texts with No Signal Thanks to Qualcomm’s New Satellite

Android Users Can Soon Send Texts with No Signal Thanks to...

Plus: Delta teams up with T-Mobile to offer fast, free Wi-Fi to all passengers.
NAD CS1 Lets Users Stream Hi-Fi Audio from Their Favorite Sound System

NAD CS1 Lets Users Stream Hi-Fi Audio

Plus: Amazon is likely to be fined for prioritizing speed over work conditions in three separate warehouses.
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Vimaan’s StorTRACK Automates Inventory Management

Read how Vimaan is using StorTRACK technology to automates inventory scanning, generates digital reconstructions & works with autonomous forklifts.
How SMBs Can Utilize the Metaverse

How SMBs Can Utilize the Metaverse to Showcase Products

Plus, Gibson Custom Shop is set to bring to life a concept guitar drawn by former president Theodore McCarthy back in 1957.
Walmart Integrates AR Shopping Features into Mobile App

Walmart Integrates AR Shopping Features into Mobile App

Plus: KEF unleashes a series of updates to the LSX II, adding wireless connectivity.
DoorDash Partners with Wing for Drone Delivery in Australia

DoorDash Partners with Wing for Drone Delivery in Australia

Plus: Amazon begins to offer transportation and logistics network services in India.
See the Latest Projections for 2022 Back-to-School Spending

See the Latest Projections for 2022 Back-to-School Spending

Plus: Nationwide adds Cooksy to its always expanding network of partner vendors.

Facebook Shutting Down Live Shopping Feature to Focus on Reels

In a blog post Facebook announced that, on October 1, its live shopping feature will be shut down as it shifts video focus to Reels.
CE Today 8/14/23: News from Technics, Boogie Board, and vivo

CE Today 8/14/23: News from Technics, Boogie Board, & vivo

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including highlights from Technics, Boogie Board, and vivo.
CE Today 9/27/23

CE Today 9/27/23: News from Sony, LG, and Bowers & Wilkins

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Sony, LG refrigerators, and Bowers & Wilkins.
Study Finds Reviews Boost Sales

Consumer Reviews Fuel Online Commerce, Says New Study

Plus, Pro-Ject releases its first automatic turntable: the AI.
Strong Consumer Spending Linked to Increased Credit Card Debt

Strong Consumer Spending Linked to Increased Credit Card Debt

Plus, Lucid Motors is just the latest EV startup to slash production forecasts for 2022.

CE Today 11/17/23: News from Panasonic, Current Backyard & CHEF iQ

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Panasonic, Current Backyard and CHEF iQ. Read more!
Back-to-School Shoppers Faces Off with Troublesome Swipe Fees

Back-to-School Shoppers Faces Off with Troublesome Swipe Fees

Plus: Samsung has shipped 10 million foldable phones. Can it usher in a new trend?
Aston Martin Partners with Bowers & Wilkins for Unparalleled Audio Experience in DB12
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Aston Martin Partners with Bowers & Wilkins

Experience the ultimate audio partnership as Aston Martin and Bowers & Wilkins team up to deliver a stunning sound system in the new DB12 model.
CE Today 10/11/23

CE Today 10/11/23: News from Canon, Nikon, and Sony

Get the latest news and information in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from camera and lens releases from Canon and Nikon.
Yelp Clamps Down on Review Bombers

Yelp Cracking Down on COVID-19 “Review Bombers”

Plus, TuSimple and Union Pacific to launch an automated trucking route this spring.
Walmart paid more in COVID leave 4th quarter 2022

Walmart Shelled Out $400 Million in COVID-19 Leave Last Quarter

The retailer expected only to pay out $100 million, but the Omicron variant changed all that.
Study Finds 78 Percent of Workers in New York Are Still Hybrid

78 Percent of Office Workers in Manhattan Are Still Hybrid

Plus: the Sonos Roam will be available in three new colors starting June 1.
Nikon Unveils Special Edition Lens and Retro-Inspired Camera

Nikon Unveils Special Edition Lens and Retro-Inspired Camera 

Plus: Volvo unveils its all-electric Volvo EX90 SUV.
multi-generational consumer technology office

What Happens to the ‘Over 40’ in Consumer Technology?

Ageism in the consumer technology industry is nothing new, but it’s still very real. But it's not just the 'over 40' who are affected; companies that don’t employ older workers are missing out, too.
Sony Mobility: Sony’s Kenichiro Yoshida describes the functionality of the interior of the Sony Vision S SUV electric car, shown in prototype form at CES 2022

Sony Forms Company to Explore Launch of Electric Vehicles at CES...

EVs seem to be a gateway technology to auto manufacturing, even for storied consumer electronics companies better known for more traditional gadgets.
New Product Releases for CES 2022

Hisense, Lenovo, LG, Acer, and More Unveil New Lineups at CES

Lenovo unveils a 30th Anniversary ThinkPad with a focus on sustainability. Hisense welcomes Micro LED technology to its new 2022 U9H lineup.
McIntosh’s Latest Product Brings Hi-Fi Audio to Radio

McIntosh’s Latest Product Brings Hi-Fi Audio to Radio

Plus: Ferrari plans to be 60 percent electric by 2026 and Amazon’s Prime Day event will kick off on July, 12.

OnPoint Warranty Solutions Acquires Guardian Protection Products

OnPoint Warranty Solutions, LLC, a rapidly growing insuretech, mobile solutions and warranty services company, today announced that it has completed a strategic transaction with a private equity vehicle managed...
Obode Brings its Smart Vacuums to North American Market 

Obode Brings its Smart Vacuums to North American Market 

Smart cleaning solutions provider Obode has announced the official launch of its line of intelligent vacuum products in the North American market.
WiFi Trends report from Comcast

Smartphones Are Still Number One Connected Device

Nearly a third of the 1 billion unique devices connected to XFinity WiFi were mobile phones, at 347 million devices.
National Job Security at a 50-Year High, Per St. Louis Fed

National Job Security at a 50-Year High, Per St. Louis Fed

Plus: Iconic Mission 770 speaker refreshed for today’s digital and analog audio needs alike.
Google Stadia Is Dead After Less Than Three Years

Google Stadia Is Dead After Less Than Three Years

Launched in some countries in late 2019 and more widely in early 2020, Google Stadia never quite gained a foothold and received a very mixed reception.

NATM Buying Corporation Announces Hire of New Executive Director

The NATM Buying Corporation announced today the hiring of John Riddle as the organization’s new Executive Director.

Amazon Acquires One Medical in Latest Healthcare Endeavor

In Amazon’s latest multi-billion dollar acquisition, the company has announced it is buying One Medical, a subscription-based healthcare service.
Sony Unveils New Camera Kit to Help the Visually Impaired 

Sony Unveils New Camera Kit to Help the Visually Impaired 

Plus: AVB BrandSource’s 2023 Summit is set to take place in Las Vegas from March 19-22.
LG Puts Focus of New Brand Identity on Value of ‘Life’s Good’  

LG Puts Focus of New Brand Identity on Value of ‘Life’s...

Plus: ViewSonic has announced the release of a new lineup of monitors.
CE Today 10/12/23

CE Today 10/12/23: News from Epson, Acer, and ROKFORM

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Epson, Acer, and ROKFORM.

Anker Announces New Addition to Soundcore Earbud Line

Yesterday, Anker announced the latest entry in its Soundcore earbud line: the Liberty 4. These earbuds feature a “stick" design and have dual dynamic drivers.
Gen Z Fuels Brick-and-Mortar Traffic on Black Friday

Gen Z Fuels Brick-and-Mortar Traffic on Black Friday

Plus, Apple and Amazon are set to resume advertising with Twitter thanks to an aggressive funding program from the social media giant.
Focusing on a Post-Pandemic Future

Focusing on a Post-Pandemic Future 

With COVID-19 mostly in the rear-view mirror, warranty executives describe how they’ve adapted and tailored programs to deal with changed conditions.

New Amazon Acquisition Shows Focus on Smart Home Technology

Today it was announced that Amazon would be acquiring iRobot, the company behind Roomba, the disc-shaped robot vacuums that slide around households.
a person riding an e-bike

Razor Launches New Ecosmart Cargo Bike

Razor is launching the EcoSmart Cargo, an electric scooter designed to carry either an extra passenger or cargo with its convertible rack system.
Will Inflation Impact Holiday Shopping Habits in America?

Will Inflation Impact Holiday Shopping Habits in America?

Plus: Zendo unveils headband that will make meditation practice easier.
Apple Updates Line of Self-Repair Kits to Include M1 iMac and the M1 Mac Mini

Apple Updates Line of Self-Repair Kits to Include M1 iMac

Plus: Dutch mobility start-up Squad Mobility will unveil its solar-powered car at CES 2023.
CE Today

CE Today 8/24/23: News from TCL, Dangbei, and Khadas

Get the latest news from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from TCL's new releases, laser projectors from Dangbei, and Khadas.
How Retailers Can Capitalize on the Inflation Reduction Act

How Retailers Can Capitalize on the Inflation Reduction Act

Plus: Sony unveils its newest PlayStation 5 Controller the DualSense Edge.
CE Today 11/20/23: News from OpenRock, Govee & Movano Health

CE Today 11/20/23: News from OpenRock, Govee & Evie Ring

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from OpenRock, Govee and Movano’s Evie Ring.

Carrier to Aquire Viessman Climate Solutions

Carrier will acquire Viessmann Climate Solutions, the largest segment of Viessmann Group, in a cash and stock transaction valued at €12 billion.
How to Protect Classroom and Education Tech

Protecting Cybersecurity of Classrooms With Educational Tech

Technology and education are interlinked, but how can technology manufacturers foster learning without compromising education providers’ and students’ security?
Earth Day: 43 LG Fridges Given ENERGY STAR Award From EPA

In Earth Day News, 43 LG Fridges Given ENERGY STAR Award...

Plus, new Roborock updates enable off-peak energy-conscious S7 MaxV robo-vac charging, and Solo Stove drops its new Pi pizza oven.
Amazon Acquires iRobot for a Cool $1.7 billion

Amazon Acquires iRobot for a Cool $1.7 Billion

Plus: Meta prepares to shut down Facebook Live Shopping this fall.
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Gramophone Introduces Cutting-Edge Experience Center

Gramophone has opened their cutting-edge Center in Maryland. Immerse in prestigious audio brands, curated AV experiences, hidden theaters, and cutting-edge tech.
Showfloor Impressions

IFA Berlin 2023 Showfloor Impressions

Discover IFA Berlin 2023's cutting-edge innovations and testimonials from visitors, exhibitors, and industry leaders in consumer electronics.

CE Today 12/19/23: News from LG, TECNO, and EDINT

Get the latest news and insights into the consumer electroncis (CE) industry including today's highlights from LG Electronics, TECNO Mobile Limited, and EDINT.
Walmart Turns to Robots to Streamline Distribution Centers

Walmart Is Using Robots to Streamline Distribution Centers

Plus, Nationwide officially opens registration for its PrimeTime Backyard event in Orlando.
Bowers & Wilkins Launches Next-Gen Wireless Earbuds

Bowers & Wilkins Launches Next-Gen Wireless Earbuds

Plus: Walmart will institute a nationwide pay bump later this week.
Airtame and Sennheiser form a strategic alliance

Airtame & Sennheiser Partner for Hybrid Conferencing Solutions

Airtame and Sennheiser form a strategic alliance, integrating their conferencing solutions to provide enhanced hybrid meeting experiences.
CE Today 10/13/23

CE Today 10/13/23: News from TCL, Hisense, and NUU

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from TCL, Hisense, and NUU smartphones. Read more.

When Accessibility Becomes Second Nature

One key area of focus in this move toward “purposeful” commerce is accessibility – making products and services easier to use for people with disabilities.
Gaming

The Biggest Gaming News of CES 2022

CES 2022 was another big one for gaming hardware in general, with manufacturers showing off a slew of gaming laptops, VR headsets, and more.

Amazon Has Begun Rolling Out Rivian’s Electric Delivery Vehicles

Plus: Ports on the East Coast experience increased traffic as shippers circumvent West Coast backlog.

FTX Crisis Warrants Slowing of Offshore Activity

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre updated Americans about the federal government’s stance on FTX crypto concerns last Thursday.  As the recent investigations into FTX’s...
Premium Audio Company appoints Derek Everson as Sr. Director of Training.

Premium Audio Company Hires New Sr. Director of Training

Premium Audio Company appoints Derek Everson as Sr. Director of Training. Learn how he plans to transform the company's training approach and drive growth.
Reasons to Be Thankful

Reasons to Be Thankful, Part One

From unprecedented demand to the reopening of stores, there is plenty to feel good about this Thanksgiving.
Omicron Travel

Will Omicron Keep Shopping Travelers Out of Stores?

Omicron variant has already been discovered in the U.S. What many are wondering now is how significantly this new strain of the virus will affect the economy.

Amazon Acquires Warehouse Robotics Maker Cloostermans

Amazon’s latest acquisition of the year is Cloostermans, a company that makes robotics and machinery designed for warehouse usage.
Samsung Keynote CES 2022 Photo by Alice Schmalzl

Samsung CES Keynote Touts Sustainability, Connectivity

Jong-Hee "J.H." Han, Vice Chairman and CEO of Samsung Electronics talked about new products, but mostly addressed the company's sustainability efforts, new partnerships, and other more big-picture considerations.
Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor Named 2023 rAVe Hall of Fame Inductee

Sam Taylor of Exertis Almo receives prestigious 2023 rAVe Hall of Fame induction, recognizing his significant contributions to the Pro AV industry.
CE Today 8/25/23

CE Today 8/25/23: News from LG, Baseus, and AKKO

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from LG's new line of gaming monitors, Baseus, and AKKO.
Optoma Adds Two New Laser Projectors to ProAV Lineup

Optoma Adds Two New Laser Projectors to ProAV Lineup

Plus: Amazon unveils a new design for its Prime Air delivery drones.

Densitas Empowers Collaborative Care Teams with New Imaging Solutions

Desert Imaging has implemented the Densitas intelliMammo platform across their health system in a bid to reinforce its commitment to maintaining robust organisation-wide quality improvement initiatives. Densitas,...
Cleer Audio Partners with iStore in the U.S. and Canada

Cleer Audio Collaborates with Travel Retailer iStore

Cleer Audio teams up with iStore to feature their headphones in 18 airport retail locations, providing travelers with premium sound on the go.

ErgoAV to Display Award-Winning, Ergonomic Workplace and Home Solutions at CES...

ErgoAV: Award-winning, ergonomic solutions for work and home. Redefine your space with cutting-edge tech. Visit us at CES 2024, Booth #51952.
CE Today 10/16/23

CE Today 10/16/23: News from Siemens, Ugreen, and GIGABYTE

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumers Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Siemens, Ugreen, and GIGABYTE. Read more!
Dealerscope Audience Award

DEADLINE EXTENDED Nominate Your Product for Dealerscope’s Audience Awards

Dealerscope's audience of over 45,000 industry experts span a variety of fields including retailers, manufacturers, buying groups, distributors, and more. Think you have what it takes to earn their vote? Submit your product now to be in the running.
Lightly Regulated BNPL Services May Pose a Risk to Consumers

Lightly Regulated BNPL Services May Pose a Risk to Consumers

Plus: Rivian announces its still on track to produce 25,000 cars in 2022. Is that actually something to be impressed about?

See How AI-Enabled Software Systems Are Changing DTC Retail

Plus: LG, in partnership with Meridian Audio, has just released its 2022 lineup of Tone Free wireless earbuds.
Toys “R” Us Joins the Metaverse with New Digital Collection

Toys “R” Us Joins the Metaverse with New Digital Collection 

Plus: Sony expands DWX series with new plug-on transmitter.
Zipline Releases Next-Generation Delivery Drone: The P2 Zip

Zipline Releases Next-Generation Delivery Drone: The P2 Zip

Zipline unveils its new P2 Zip drone. Plus: Meta has announced plans to lay off another 10,000 employees.

Hisense Debuts Vision for Scenario-Driven Tech Future 

Hisense delivered a keynote speech, "The Scenario-Driven Future of Tech" and announced its official partnership with UEFA EURO 2024.
supply chain issues will last into 2023, say some experts

When Will the Supply Chain Slowdown End?

Some blame today’s supply chain issues on chip and labor shortages; others on unprecedented demand. The truth is somewhere in the middle.
CES 2022

LG to Unleash VR and AR at CES 2022

LG is set to harness virtual and augmented reality at the highly anticipated CES 2022 event, which will feature the hottest tech from around the world.
CE Today 9/13/23: News from Toshiba, OtterBox, & Wellysis

CE Today 9/13/23: News from Toshiba, OtterBox, & Wellysis

Explore the latest trends and news in the CE (Consumer Electronics) Space. Stay tuned daily for more updates.  Introducing the Toshiba Z870 TV  Today, Toshiba TV...
CE Today 9/28/23: News from Lenovo, CASIO, & Theranica

CE Today 9/28/23: News from Lenovo, CASIO, & Theranica

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Lenovo, CASIO G-SHOCK, and Theranica.

Gamer Girl: EPIC Games Agrees to Pay $520 Million

While the rise of the gaming market continues, there are still unforeseen dangers for children who are not yet familiar with in-game purchases. This...
CE Today 8/28/23: News from iRobot, Laifen, & OtterBox

CE Today 8/28/23: News from iRobot, Laifen, & OtterBox 

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including iRobot's latest 2-in-1 Roombas, Laifen, and Otterbox.
CE Today 7/19/23

CE Today 7/19/23: Victrola & Austere, Oppo, and EnGenius

Discover the latest in the CE space. Read about the news from Victrola and Austere's partnership, Oppo, and EnGenius' new cutting-edge connectivity solutions.
Retail Traffic Is down in New York

Why Hybrid Work is Giving Urban Retailers a Hard Time

Plus, a look back at Nationwide PrimeTime, held in Arizona, which included a slew of educational and networking events for its family of independent retailers
Pinterest Adds Sales Capability to App

New Pinterest Feature Allows Users to Make Purchases on the App

Also: LG’s highly-anticipated 2022 OLED TV lineup hits the market. See how you can get one.

Lyft Announces New Media Business Called Lyft Media

Today, Lyft announced on its blog its new advertising and media business, which is called Lyft Media.
The 58th Nationwide PrimeTime Expo will be held atat the Phoenix Convention Center

Shopper Journey a Big Focus For Nationwide PrimeTime

The 58th NMG Expo will also feature 14 different learning tracks, 200 vendors, and specialty networking groups.

CE Today 12/20/23: News from Hisense, Hyundai, & Drone Tech

Get the latest news and insights into the consumer electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Hisense, Hyundai, & the Drone technology industry.

CE Today 12/7/23: News from Hisense, Garmin, and reMarkable

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Hisense, Garmin, and reMarkable
NYC Vaccine Mandate for Small Businesses

New Vaccine Requirement for NYC Businesses Kicks in This Week

Will the new mandate make shoppers feel safer? Plus, Walmart’s strategy to attract holiday shoppers, and why we are making the switch to rechargeable batteries.
IFA Berlin IMB 2023
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IFA IMB Offers Exciting Preview of Berlin 2023

Discover the thrilling future of Berlin in 2023 through IFA IMB, offering an exciting glimpse into the captivating experiences awaiting you.
2021 NATM Vendor Conference Scott Hymas

Hymas Sets Refreshing Tone at 2021 NATM Vendor Conference

At the 2021 Vendor Conference, NATM President Scott Hymas focuses on "the best of times" and reminds retailers to be thankful for all that has gone right over the past 18 months.
Amazon Is No Longer Offering PTO to Employees Infected with COVID

Amazon Is No Longer Offering PTO to Employees Infected with COVID

Plus: Knowles and JH Audio team up to unleash the Sharona IEM, which is designed with musicians in mind.
IKEA Continues to Blaze a Path for Corporate Sustainability

IKEA Continues to Blaze a Path for Corporate Sustainability

Plus, Pro-Ject brings the Debut Pro S turntable to the U.S.
FTX

FTX is Being Shutdown by the SEC

FTX Founder Sam Bankman-Fried is facing a world of criticism and debt to be paid, since the company began enduring its failures and investigations....

Home Connectivity Alliance (HCA) Releases 1.0 Guidelines

Home Connectivity Alliance announced the release of its HCA 1.0 Giidlines for Cloud-to-Cloud interoperability at CES 2023. HCA, committed to home ecosystem operations, displayed...
Canon Improves on its Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Lineup with New EOS R50 and R8

Canon Improves on its Entry-Level Mirrorless Camera Lineup with New EOS...

The Canon EOS R50 packs a lot of performance into not a lot of space, but the new model is actually smaller and lighter than other cameras in the range.
Shopify Struggles as Online Retail Stagnates

Shopify Struggles as Online Retail Stagnates

Plus, Costco posts strong growth as brick-and-mortar stores come back in full force.

Container Imports in Drastic Decline at Ports Across America

The reasoning behind the easing of pressure on the supply chain is due in large part to a decrease in demand for physical goods as multiple factors such as high inflation and the lifting of COVID restrictions have changed the way Americans are spending money.
Bomb Cyclone Threatens Holiday Travel and Gift Deliveries

Bomb Cyclone Threatens Holiday Travel and Gift Deliveries

Plus, two top FTX executives plead guilty to fraud.
Peerless-AV Welcomes Ryan Wilhelm as Business Development Director for North America

Peerless-AV Welcomes Ryan Wilhelm as Business Development Director for North America

Peerless-AV appoints Ryan Wilhelm as its Business Development Director for North America, who is a welcomed addition to the company's burgeoning dvLED division.
retail sector is showing healthy growth

NPD Data Reflects a Healthy Retail Sector

Despite the pandemic, U.S. sales revenue for general merchandise in 2021 has already reached 100% of peak sales in 2019 and 98% of peak sales in 2020.
Retailers Circumvent Supply Chain Issues

Global Supply Slowdown Forces Companies to Find Alternate Transport Methods

Retailers and brands have utilized different routes and methods of getting products to consumers in order to circumvent supply chain shortages.
Companies Pledge to Cover Abortion Travel Expenses for Employees

Companies Pledge to Cover Abortion Travel Expenses for Employees

Plus: See how intelligent pricing can help companies maximize revenue.

Immersive Experiences Drive Gaming Market Growth

The research reveals that the U.S.-based gaming population expanded by 3 percent between the years 2019 and 2022, with nine million new gamers.
Apple Could Unveil its Mixed-Reality Headset This Spring 

Apple Could Unveil its Mixed-Reality Headset This Spring 

Plus: The Seattle Public School District files a lawsuit against several social media companies, including Instagram and TikTok.
LG Clarksville

LG’s Clarksville Factory Makes its Millionth Washing Machine

The LG Electronics home appliance manufacturing plant in Clarksville, Tenn., has just produced its one-millionth washing machine – a key milestone for the plant’s...
Record High Diesel Prices Leads to Inflated Operating Costs for Retailers

Record High Diesel Prices Leads to Inflated Operating Costs for Retailers

Plus, Beko names industry veteran Chuck Bryant as director of OEM sales and marketing.
Has Target Just Cracked the Code to Making eCommerce More Profitable?

Has Target Just Cracked the Code to Making eCommerce More Profitable?

See how Target’s new sortation centers could help your company vastly improve its eCommerce profit margins.

Smart Home Market Could Be Worth More than €100 Billion by...

The market is currently worth around €28.5 billion ($29.7 billion) in 2022, meaning there would be a compound annual growth rate of 15.6% to reach the valuation.
Dealerscope Audience Awards

Last Chance to Vote in Dealerscope’s Audience Awards

The Dealerscope Audience Awards are looking to crown the most innovative products in consumer technology and we need your help.
GM CEO Mary Barra at CES 2022 Keynote

GM’s Barra Focuses on Brightdrop Delivery Partnerships and EV Future

Chief executive of General Motors, Marry Barra, discussed the new partnerships and electric vehicles coming to the company in 2022.
92 percent of Gen Z Favors AR advertising

Snapchat Study Finds AR Advertising to be Popular With Gen Z

Also, Q Acoustics has released its sleek wall-mounted E120 sound system that delivers surround sound audio with no wires.
SpaceX Releases New Starlink for RVs But at a Cost

SpaceX Releases New Starlink for RVs But at a Cost

This Monday, SpaceX released its new Starlink for RV made specifically for RVs traveling to locations lacking strong, or any, internet connectivity.

Startup Happy Health’s New Mental Health-Focused Smart Ring

The smart wearable space might be getting smarter as startup company Happy Health’s new Happy Ring is designed to track users mental health.
The Daily Scope

Welcome to ‘The Daily Scope’

We’ve decided to try something new with our newsletter. In 'The Daily Scope,' we'll be curating the day's most relevant news in the consumer electronics, appliances, and retail sectors.
Stores closing due to covid

Retailers Shuttering Doors as COVID-19 Cases Peak

Retailers from Apple to Walmart have had to temporarily shut down brick-and-mortar locations to stem the Omicron variant[s spread.
Amid Economic Downturn, Companies Double Down on Tech

Companies Double Down on Tech Amid Economic Downturn

Plus, Walmart will expand its drone delivery service to six states by the end of the year.
a woman working on a Microsoft laptop using Windows 11

New Updates Coming To Windows 11

New Windows 11 updates aim to make Microsoft PCs more consumer friendly.
Mail-order print catalogs are popular with millennial shoppers

Screen-Weary Shoppers Are Turning to Mail-Order Print Catalogs

Millennials and other consumers tired of spending days in front of screens are turning to mail-order print catalogs for holiday shopping.
Why the Pandemic Bested Retail Inventory

Why the Pandemic Bested Retail Inventory Capacity

Ring announces ONVIF integration by late April, which gives customers the ability to connect to other security cameras and create a home security ecosystem.
CE Today: 10/17/23: News from Best Buy, Samsung, & Inventist

CE Today: 10/17/23: News from Best Buy, Samsung, & Inventist

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumers Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Samsung, Best Buy, and Inventist. Read more!
Ferran Reverter

Ferran Reverter Bids Farewell to Media-Saturn; Heads to FC Barcelona

Ferran Reverter will not be renewing his contract as CEO of Media-Saturn in order to pursue a new career as CEO of FC Barcelona, what he calls a "once in a lifetime opportunity."
New Data on 3D Printing Industry

The 3D Printing Industry Reached $10.6 Billion in 2021

Plus, Retrospec releases two new electric longboards, which can reach a top speed of an electrifying 26mph.
Have Streaming Services Finally Reached Market Saturation?

Have Streaming Services Finally Reached Market Saturation?

Plus: Uber and Waymo team up to create an autonomous trucking ecosystem.

Wireless Power Expands Its Horizons

Dinesh Kithany, Chief Analyst, Wired and Wireless Technologies (WAWT), discusses the future of wireless power with IFA. What is the state of the current wireless...
IFA 2022: IFA+ Summit Focuses on De/globalization

IFA 2022: IFA+ Summit Focuses on De/globalization

IFA+ Summit's focus this year is de/globalization and on September 5 ’In the Face of Disruption De/Globalization’ awaits trade visitors with assessments.
Thermador Master Fridge is a luxury appliance

Nationwide and Thermador Team Up on Luxury Program

The special program will help Nationwide members better position the Thermador brand in their stores, both online and off.
How 3D and 4D Technology is Emerging as a Dynamic Market with Momentum

How 3D and 4D Technology is Emerging as a Dynamic Market...

A recent study from technology research company Technavio estimates that the 3D and 4D technology market will grow by $371.9 billion between 2022 and 2027.
Astell&Kern New Speakers

Astell&Kern ACRO BE100 Supports Both aptX HD and LDAC Bluetooth

Plus, AOC Teams up with Riot Games to deploy the AGON PRO AG275QXL, which is the first League of Legends-inspired gaming monitor.
Amazon Strategies for Handling Returns

Amazon’s Strategies for Tackling Costly Returns

Plus: TP-Link unleashes its first WiFi 6E router system: the Deco XE75, which has speeds of up to 5,400 Mbps.
Why Are Consumers Starting Holiday Shopping in September?

Why Are Consumers Starting Holiday Shopping in September?

Plus, Intel announces that its new Raptor Lake 13th Generation processors will reach speeds of 6GHz right out of the box.

WaterKorea Looks to Clean Europe’s Rivers and Seas with Its Latest...

WaterKorea, supported by ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute), recently presented two products that work together to collect data and clean waterways.
samsung

Nokia and Samsung Sign New 5G Patent License Agreement

Nokia and Samsung have decided to sign a new multi-year patent license agreement after the previous one expired at the end of last year. Nokia’s...
CE Today 8/15/23: News from LG, Nokia, & Epson

CE Today 8/15/23: News from LG, Nokia, & Epson

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including highlights from LG, Nokia, and Epson.
RETAILER ROUNDUP: Evolving with Challenges and Possibilities

RETAILER ROUNDUP: Evolving with Challenges and Possibilities

Experts weigh in on current improvements and lingering issues in the market.
CE Today 9/14/23

CE Today 9/14/23: News from TCL, Hisense, and Infinix

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry inclusing highlights from TCL's latest TV releases, Hisense, and Inifinix.

CE Today 7/20/23: News From G-Shock & CrossFit, Oukitel, & More

Get the latest news and insights from the world of CE (consumer electronics) as Dealerscope dives into the need-to-know stories of today from G-Shock & more.
Smart Delivery Infrastructure

Can Big Data Help Solve Overcrowded Delivery Networks?

Philadelphia is turning to tech to create a new delivery infrastructure that is safer and more efficient.
Apple Dips into the BNPL Economy with Apple Pay Later

Apple Dips into the BNPL Economy with Apple Pay Later

Apple recently announced its update to Apple Pay called Apple Pay Later, which allows customers to make purchases in four installments without interest.

Google Announces New Nest Wifi Pro

Google has announced its Nest Wifi Pro. It supports Wi-Fi 6E, is equipped with dual-band 802.11ac capabilities and can connect to 100 devices per router.
Home Electronics Market Stable in First Three Quarters of 2022, gfu Finds

Home Electronics Market Stable in First Three Quarters of 2022, gfu...

From January to September 2022, total home electronics sales amounted to just under €33.7 billion, as found by gfu Consumer & Home Electronics GmbH.
Yale Unleashes Matter Compatible Line of Smart Locks

Yale Unleashes Matter Compatible Line of Smart Locks

Plus, Denon, releases a new line of AV receivers and amps, which are compatible with PS5 and Xbox Series X.
Satechi Drops the Pro Hub Slim for the M2 MacBook

Satechi Drops the Pro Hub Slim for the M2 MacBook

Plus, NYC plans to make all ridesharing vehicles emission-free by 2030.
IoT

IoT Security Market Expected to Reach $59.2 Billion by 2028

The IoT Security Market is projected to reach USD 59.2 billion by 2028, driven by the expansion of the IoT ecosystem and increased cybersecurity risks.

Fellow Announces Two New High-Tech Kettles

Coffee and tea enthusiasts have probably at some time come across the company Fellow. It’s a popular maker and seller of high-end brewing equipment.
CE Today 10/18/26

CE Today 10/18/23: News from Sony, TCL, and SmartCow

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Sony Electronics, TCL, and SmartCow.
CES 2022 Gaming

Gaming, VR, Countertop Appliances, and Other CES 2022 News

Monitors and TVs are becoming increasingly equipped with HDMI 2.1, which means resolutions up to 10K and frame rates up to 120 frames per second.
Consumer Electronics Industry

CE Industry Leaders Share Their Insights on Business Today

We asked a few consumer electronics industry leaders to share their views on business today, priorities, and why Dealerscope is important to them.
Samsung Multi View Watch Together and Samsung Eco Remote at CES 2022

Samsung Unveils New RF-Harvesting Eco Remote and Feature-Packed TVs

Samsung adds new features to its 2022 TV models and makes more eco-friendly changes to its packaging and remotes.
Decreasing Demand For Trucking May Be an Indicator of Coming Recession

Decreasing Demand For Trucking May Be an Indicator of Coming Recession

Plus: Meta is set to open its first physical store next month.
Estelon has Unleashed the New 6-Foot Tall Extreme MK II

Estelon has Unleashed the New 6-Foot Tall Extreme MK II

Plus: Samsung adds a new side-by-side refrigerator to its Bespoke product lineup.
Tech Up For Women encouraging women in tech

Leveling Up at the Fifth Annual Tech Up For Women Conference

Recapping last month's online conference, which was filled with panels on how women can use tech for their current or future careers.
Most Americans Plan to Spend Less Money This Holiday Season

Most Americans Plan to Spend Less Money This Holiday Season

A survey from Personal Capital found that 60 percent of Americans plan to spend less money this holiday season due to inflation.

Instagram Begins New QR-Focused Feature That Could Benefit Advertisers

Instagram has a new feature that will surely boost marketing and advertising campaigns: the ability to share posts and content via QR code.
LG Launches LG Educators and Education Advisory Board

LG Launches LG Educators and Education Advisory Board

LG Business Solutions USA introduces LG Educators and Education Advisory Board, leveraging expertise to promote technology-driven education.
Government Loans GM and LG $2.5 Billion for EV Battery Manufacturing

Government Loans GM and LG $2.5 Billion for EV Battery Manufacturing

Plus: Industrial tech start-up Datch receives $10 million in Series A funding for AI-powered voice assistants.
Dealerscope Insider Talk on June 8th at 3 pm EST

Insider Talk: Exploring Sustainability in 2023

Join Dealerscope Insider Talk on June 8th at 3 pm EST to explore sustainability and angel programs in celebration of Earth Day 2023.
CE Today 11/21/23: News from LG, AXIS & Pimax

CE Today 11/21/23: News from LG, AXIS & Pimax

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from LG, AXIS and Pimax. Read more!

New Meta VR Headset Launching in October, Zuckerberg Says

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Meta, has announced that the company’s new VR headset will launch in October. The launch will take place at Meta’s Connect conference.
Industry Decline Seen Before Recovery in 2025, NPD Group Says

Industry Decline Seen Before Recovery in 2025, NPD Group Says

The consumer technology industry posted an 8 percent decline in revenue in 2022, with a 5 percent decline seen this year and flat growth expected in 2024.
Triple G Ventures Adds 2 New Members

Triple G Ventures Adds New Talent to Leadership Team

Dolphin Audio releases a new portable karaoke entertainment system, the KP240, which comes with two microphones and sound-activated multi-color light rings.
IKEA Kreativ Leverages AR to Customize Living Spaces

IKEA Kreativ Leverages AR to Customize Living Spaces

Plus: GM expands partnership with EVgo to add a new “Plug and Charge” feature.
CE Today 7.21.23

CE Today 7/21/23: News from Optoma, B&H, and the Metaverse

Get the latest news and insights into the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry with updates from Optoma, B&H, and the Metaverse from Dealerscope and CE Today.
CE Today 10/19/23

CE Today 10/19/23: News from Hisense, Edifier, and OnePlus

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumers Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Hisense, Edifier, and OnePlus. Read more.
CE Today

CE Today 12/21/23: News from LG, TCL, and VacLife

Get the latest news and updates from the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from LG, TCL, and VacLife. Read more.
Inflation Shows Signs of Easing - Will it Last?

Inflation Shows Signs of Easing – Will it Last?

Plus: Blaupunk expands North American partnership with BP Americas.
UPS Hires 100,000 Workers in Preparation for Holiday Rush

UPS Hires 100,000 Workers in Preparation for Holiday Rush

Plus, Google has axed the next Pixelbook laptop in its last year of development.
Haloween Spending Expected to Reach All-Time High in 2022

Halloween Spending Expected to Reach All-Time High in 2022

Plus, Google’s new Pixel tablet will double as a display for your connected home.
How to Bridge the COVID Supply Chain Gap 

How to Bridge the COVID Supply Chain Gap 

Dealers and integrators tell how buying groups and distributors are digging deep into their wells of ingenuity to solve pandemic-generated supply chain issues.
Z-Wave Alliance Launches New Membership Tiers

Z-Wave Alliance Launches New Membership Tiers

Z-Wave Alliance unveils two new membership tiers to expand involvement and bring fresh perspectives to standards development for smart home technology.
Candela New Test Drive Store in US

Candela Opens First US Test Drive Center in San Francisco

Plus: Nvidia unleashes a slew of AI-oriented products at its annual GPU Technology Conference.
CE Today 9/5/23: IFA News from Eureka, TORRAS, & Timekettle

CE Today 9/5/23: IFA News from Eureka, TORRAS, & Timekettle

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including highlights from Eureka, TORRAS, and Timekettle at IFA Berlin 2023.

Acer’s Swift Edge OLED Laptop

Acer’s new Swift Edge laptop is the company’s venture into the portable OLED space, which is currently occupied by only a few other tech companies.

Meta Joins New Partnership to Add Grocery Shopping to WhatsApp

In an e-commerce venture Meta is joining in a partnership with Jio Platforms and Reliance Retail — both Indian companies — to add grocery shopping to WhatsApp.
Universal Electronics expands home entertainment solutions

Universal Electronics Expands Home Entertainment Solutions

Universal Electronics has announced a range of new solutions, including QuickSet Cloud, the UEI Virtual Agent and EUI TIDE thermostats.
TimeCare by YAS Exemplifies Emergence of InsurTech Sector

TimeCare by YAS Exemplifies Emergence of InsurTech Sector

The launch of TimeCare by InsurTech venture YAS illustrates the growth of a sector that is changing how insurance operates through blockchain technology.
CES 2022 Smart Home Panel, Matter

The Best CES 2022 Panels: Smart Homes, Experiential Retail, Interoperability

Under the Matter interoperability standard, consumers will be able to create an ecosystem of connected products from different brands.
Amazon Will Make Prime Shipping Available to More U.S. Retailers

Amazon Will Make Prime Shipping Available to More U.S. Retailers

Plus: Coinbase is planning to lay off another 950 employees.
CE Today 8.3.23

CE Today 8/3/23: News from LG, Samsung, and Timex

Get the latest news and updates in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from LG, Samsung, and Timex's recent collaboration with the UFC.

Two New Enterprise-Grade Wi-Fi 6 Wireless Access Points from Access Networks

Adding to its Wi-Fi 6 Certified lineup, Access Networks now offers the A550 and A650 access points, providing integrators and end-users with more options to suit a wide variety of home networking applications.
SXSW 2022: Dan Price on Why Raising Employee Salaries Works

Gravity Payments’ Dan Price on Why Raising Employee Salaries Works

"You invest in your people, and it's amazing how it pays back,” the Gravity Payments CEO and Founder said of the strategy.
Nike Enters the Blockchain with New Digital Community

Nike Enters the Blockchain with New Digital Community 

Plus: Google launches Health Connect beta with support from fitness apps.
Bowers & Wilkins Unveils Gorgeous McLaren-Themed Wireless Headphones

Bowers & Wilkins Unveils McLaren-Themed Wireless Headphones

Plus: Candela will bring its C-8 electric hydrofoil “flying boat” to CES 2023.
Decreased Consumer Sentiment Places a Significant Burden on Retailers

eCommerce Boom Prompts Companies to Make Warehouses Greener

Plus: HTSN, Nationwide’s network of custom integration dealers, has announced its latest partnership with Snap One.
IFA 2023 Preview: Unveiling Future Technologies and Market Trends

IFA Preview: Unveiling Future Technologies and Market Trends

Discover the future of consumer tech at IFA 2023. Get a sneak peek into the latest trends and innovations in this exclusive preview.

CE Today 12/22/23: News from LG, P&C Solution, and Kandao

Get the latest news and updates in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from LG, P&C Solution, and Kandao. Read more!
The Effect of Russia-Ukraine Conflict on Supply Chain

The Ukraine-Russia Conflict to Make Chips Even More Scarce

Also, LG Electronics has just announced the release of its 2022 LG CineBeam 4K laser projector, which comes in two models: the HU715Q and the HU710P.
Nothing Hints at New Release During London Fashion Week

Nothing Hints at New Release During London Fashion Week

Plus: Therabody unleashes a new suite of wellness solutions directed at stress and anxiety.
mid Labor Shortage, Companies Lean on the Formerly Incarcerated

Amid Labor Shortage, Companies Lean on Formerly Incarcerated 

Plus, Rivian has to recall 13,000 EVs due to a potential flaw in the steering control system.

Oppo Battery Health Engine Gives Reno8 Phones Power Boost

Reports suggest the technology can maintain a phone’s battery at 80% of its original capacity after 1,600 charge cycles, which is around double the industry average of 800 cycles.
Most Powerful Women in CE Tech 2021

Last Chance to Nominate a Powerful Woman in Consumer Tech

Dealerscope's Powerful Women in Consumer Technology program recognizes women in the CT space who stand out for their achievements and exceptional leadership. Today is the last day for nominations to be received--just make sure to submit no later than August 24th at 11:59pm PST.
YouTube to Test New Shopping Features on Shorts Platform

YouTube to Test New Shopping Features on Shorts Platform 

Plus: Leica partners with Hodinkee on two new special edition cameras.
Best Buy’s New Digital-Based Concept Store — Is It the Future of Retail?

Best Buy’s New Digital-Based Concept Store — Is It the Future...

Plus: Shopify slashes 10 percent of staff in the latest tech industry setback.

Google Partners with Laptop Manufacturers for Gaming Chromebooks

Google and laptop manufacturers have worked together to produce Chromebook gaming laptops.
Protests Erupt at Largest iPhone Factory in China 

Protests Erupt at Largest iPhone Factory in China 

Plus: The live streaming market is expected to grow by 16.14% by 2028.

CE Today 8/4/23: News from Sennheiser, Hisense, and Oukitel

Get the latest news and updates in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Sennheiser amazon deals, Hisense's new TVs, and Oukitel.
CE Today 9/15/23

CE Today 9/15/23: News from Bose, CASEiFY at IFA, & Eufy

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Bose's new line of earbuds, CASEiFY, and Eufy.
CE Today 9/29/23: News from LG, TCL, and Dreo

CE Today 9/29/23: News from LG, TCL, and Dreo

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including today's highlights from LG Business Solutions, TCL, and Dreo.
CE Today 10/20/23

CE Today 10/20/23: News from Reolink, Leica Camera, & Oraimo

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Reolink, Leica Cameras, and Oraimo. Read more!
LG Phone Business Shutdown

LG to Shut Down Mobile Phone Business Worldwide

LG is shutting down its mobile phone business unit for good. After a unanimous vote, the board of directors approved the final decision today after several months of reviewing the direction of LG's smartphone business.
Online reviews drive sales and foot traffic to brick and mortar stores

Why Online Reviews Drive Sales (and Foot Traffic)

90 percent of consumers read at least one review before buying something (with 72 percent reading several reviews). Smart retailers make the most of this new metric.
VW Invests 7.1 Billion in North America

Volkswagen Commits $7.1 Billion to EV Development in North America

Smart TVs cement themselves as the home’s premier streaming device. 55 percent of houses with broadband Internet also own a smart TV.
Global Tablet Market Gets Off to Strong Start in 2022

Global Tablet Market Gets Off to Strong Start in 2022

Plus, Marshall unleashes its first ultra-compact Bluetooth speaker: The Willen.

Instacart’s New Shopping Feature Includes Retailers in its Delivery Service

Instacart has announced the launch of a new shopping feature called “OrderUp.” Customers will be able to add items from separate retailers to their order.
radar screen

Navigating the Radar Screen: Adapting to an Ever-Changing World

Uncover the power of the "radar screen" concept, monitoring diverse interests to drive innovation, adapt to trends, and foster inclusivity in the modern world.
Best Buy Lays off Workers 2021

Best Buy Lays Off 5,000 Workers with Plans to Close Stores

Best Buy announced that it has laid off 5,000 workers this month with plans to close more stores as the year progresses. CEO Corrie Barry said the cuts were due to "having too many full-time and not enough part-time employees."
Business Booms for Tech Targeting Organized Retail Crime

Business Booms for Tech Targeting Organized Retail Crime

Security cameras are contributing to the rise of the global electronics market, and it could have something to do with organized retail crime.
Future of mobility in the new urbanism

New SHIFT Mobility Study Highlights Sustainability and Climate Neutrality

“The Great Shift: Future of Mobility and New Urbanism” study identified 10 trending topics, including Mobility & Sustainability, Micromobility, Autonomous Driving and New Urbanism.

Sony Electronics Announces Two New Projectors

Sony Electronics has announced its latest projectors, which the company is touting as the “world’s smallest WUXGA 3LCD laser projectors.”
Sensoria Partners with PRT to Develop NeurOpTrek Wearable

Sensoria Partners with PRT to Develop NeurOpTrek Wearable

Plus: The CTA has announced the five winners of the Eureka Park Accessibility Contest.
Sustainable Storefronts end-of-year sales

DTC Brands Turn to Sustainable Storefronts to Demonstrate Commitment to Climate

Sustainable manufacturing and buy-back programs aren’t enough, some DTC brands are making their commitment to sustainability obvious with green storefronts.
Retailers experiment with the metaverse and VR at Area15 with Panasonic projectors

How Brands and Retailers Are Innovating With VR, NFTs, and the...

Brick and mortar lives! CES panel looks at the retail renaissance- and the creative things some businesses are doing
CE World Mourns Passing of David Lorsch, founder of DBL Distributing

CE World Mourns the Passing of DBL Founder David Lorsch

Also in 'The Daily Scope': Shoppers are still buying in bulk, two years into the pandemic.

Innovation, Education and Service Trends Shaping Future of IT and Business

A new report from McKinsey has put a spotlight on what trends are “reshaping the future of IT and business." The report explains that businesses...

A Q&A with Oliver Merlin, IFA’s New Managing Director

Oliver Merlin, Managing Director at IFA Berlin, sat down with Dealerscope to discuss his hopes for this year’s event and what he envisions for the future.
Sony Releases New Accessories for its Professional Drone 

Sony Releases New Accessories for its Professional Drone 

Plus: Nikon has released a new ultra-wide angle lens for content creators
CE Today 11/22/23: News from QNAP, ADAM elements & Lumileds

CE Today 11/22/23: News from QNAP, ADAM elements & Lumileds

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from QNAP Systems, ADAM elements and Lumileds.
motion control technology

Moen Launches Smart Faucet with Motion Control Technology

The next generation of Moen’s award-winning Smart Faucet, the Smart Faucet with Motion Control features new touchless technology that allows the user to control temperature and water flow by using simple hand motions.
FAA System Outage Delays Thousands of Flights Across U.S.

FAA System Outage Delays Thousands of Flights Across U.S.

Plus: U.S. Judge rules Apple Watch infringes Masimo’s pulse oximeter patent.

Universal offers Matter-Certified Products for Interoperability across Entertainment, HVAC and Smart...

Universal Electronics (UEI) (NASDAQ: UEIC) announced its new Matter qualified products and services at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023. Smart homes have been known to have...
CE Today 7/24/23

CE Today 7/24/23: News on Sony, LCD Displays, & AC Markets

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) Industry including highlights from Sony, new market trends regarding LCD displays and AC.
Dealerscope 40 Under 40

Last Chance for 40 Under 40 Award Nominations

Nominations for Dealerscope's annual 40 Under 40 awards program, which recognizes the young and up-and-coming talent in consumer electronics, close on May 28.
Mobile-only households are a dwindling phenomenon thanks to 5G

Mobile-Only Households Are a Slowing Phenomenon

The proliferation of home 5G and fiber-optic infrastructure during the pandemic is increasingly making users mobile second rather than mobile first.
Tornado Aftermath

Tornadoes Wreck Industry and Lives, Including at an Amazon Warehouse in...

Six employees at an Amazon Fulfillment Center in Edwardsville, Illinois are among the casualties.
4.5 Million Workers Quit Their Jobs in March

4.5 Million Workers Quit Their Jobs in March

Plus, Campfire Audio releases its first set of custom-fit planar magnetic earphones.
LG and the NCAA College Sports team up

Turner, CBS, LG, and the NCAA Partner to Stream Live College...

LG has announced a three-year partnership with the NCAA, Turner Sports, and CBS Sports to bring exclusive NCAA sports content straight to LG customers
TV

New LG TVs Redefine Viewing and User Experience

LG Electronics USA (LG) today unveiled its most advanced and impressive TV lineup yet, headlined by the company's exceptional 2022 OLED TVs. With powerful imaging technologies...
CTA Shares Tech Trends, from Metaverse to Transportation at Start of CES

CTA Shares Tech Trends, from Metaverse to Transportation at Start of...

On Tuesday night, CTA’s VP of Research Steve Koenig held his traditional presentation of the year’s tech trends, during the press day of CES.
CE Today 10/23/23: News from TCL, Hikvision, & VANKYO

CE Today 10/23/23: News from TCL, Hikvision, & VANKYO

Get the latest news and insights in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from TCL, Hikvision, and VANKYO. Read more!
Key market trends revealed at IFA Digital Press Conference

Key Market Trends Revealed at IFA Digital Press Conference

GfK global strategic insights analyst Norbert Herzog and Omdia research director Paul Gray offer insights on TVs and CE.
Presale Tickets Are Live for September IFA Berlin Event

Presale Tickets Are Live for September IFA Berlin Event

Plus, over 19 percent of brands experienced a decline in customer experience score.
Is a National Railroad Strike Imminent?

Is a National Railroad Strike Imminent?

Plus: Logitech unveils its new Brio 500 Series webcams, which are designed to capture your best angles.
IMPACT AWARDS

Presenting the 2022 Dealerscope IMPACT Award Winners

This year's winners were chosen by by tallying the votes of our entire team here at Dealerscope, with four special editors’ awards chosen by individual editors. 
Sony Unleashes New 4K HDR Home Cinema Laser Projectors

Sony Unleashes New 4K HDR Home Cinema Laser Projectors

Plus, Dell Technologies has announced new Latitude and Precision work-friendly notebooks.