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...
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.
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.

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.

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.
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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...
NFT Market Expected to grow by $114 Million by 2027 

NFT Market Expected to grow by $114 Million by 2027 

Plus: OtterBox releases new Apple Watch accessories just in time for holiday shopping.
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.

JBL Announces New Upcoming Lineup of Sound Bars

JBL is launching a number of new soundbars that will release later this year. Each is Atmos-capable and two will have wireless, battery-powered rear speakers.

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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.

People On The Move

Introducing John Riddle, Executive Director/Head of NATM The 2023 National Alliance of Trade Merchants (NATM) Vendor Conference took place September 18-21, 2023. The annual conference...
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.
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.
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.
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.

Sony Announces New Video-Centric Camera

Sony has announced a new camera designed mostly with video blogging, or vlogging, in mind. It’s called the ZV-1F.
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.
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.
LG Business Receives IGEL Collaboration Partner of the Year

LG Business Receives IGEL Collaboration Partner of the Year

LG Business Solutions receives "Partner of the Year" by IGEL after only three years of working together.
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.
CE Today

CE Today 12/12/23: News from Frazy, APR, and Whirlpool

Get the latest news and insights in the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Frazy, APR, and Whirlpool. Read more.
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.

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...
New Senate Bill Seeks to Lower Barriers for Purchasing EVs

New Senate Bill Seeks to Lower Barriers for Purchasing EVs

Plus, Netflix and Immersive Gamebox have created a real-life Squid Game.
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.
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.
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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’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.

Eliminate Over Manage: How to Address the E-Waste Crisis

What is e-waste and how can we combat it? We dive into the topic of sustainability and environmentally-friendly waste management for consumer electronics.
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.
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.
Protect Your Bottom Line: Invest in Your Employees

Protect Your Bottom Line: Invest in Your Employees  

Good help is hard to come by. Make sure to give your employees a framework to succeed. 
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.
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.

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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
CE Today 10/24/23

CE Today 10/24/23: News from Sharp, Cisco, and CHEFMAN

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Sharp, Cisco, and CHEFMAN. Read more.

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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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?

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...
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.

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.
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.

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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.

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.
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.
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
CES 2022 Roundup

CES 2022: Who Showed Up In-Person Last Week? (Plus, All Our...

CES 2022 is over and to make things easy we have centralized all of our extensive coverage of the event into today’s Daily Scope.
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.

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.
Walmart Sues BJ's

Walmart Sues BJ’s Over Alleged Technology Infringement

Plus, Nvidia has developed new NeRF technology that trains AI to instantly create 3D objects from 2D images.
Apple Charts Course to Ensure Global Carbon Neutrality by 2030

Apple Charts Course to Global Carbon Neutrality by 2030

Plus: Sony’s new A7R V mirrorless camera is set to arrive in December.
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
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.
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.

CE Today 11/28/23: News from LG, ViewSonic, and ROMOSS

Get the latest news and insights from the consumer electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from LG, ViewSonic, and ROMOSS. Read more!
Buy Now, Pay Later probed by CFPB

Buy Now, Pay Later Plans Under CFPB Scrutiny

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will look into the business models and practices of these latter-day installment plans to see how they contribute to consumer debt.
Bravas Joins Azione Unlimited

Bravas Joins Azione Unlimited

Azione Unlimited, The Smart Home Association, has announced that Bravas has joined the buying group organization. As a unified group of luxury technology integrators...
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.
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.
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.
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.

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...
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.
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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.
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.
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!
Apple and Ericsson sign agreement after years of cellular patents fights

Apple and Ericsson sign agreement after years of cellular patents fights

Plus: Chevrolet accidentally leaks images of its 2024 Corvette E-Ray hybrid.
Bluesound Brings the PULSE M Wireless Speaker to Market

Bluesound Brings the PULSE M Wireless Speaker to Market

Plus: A Scandanavian research team has made a major breakthrough for faster internet speeds.

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.

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.
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.
Walmart Ditches Mask Mandate For Employees

Walmart Ditches Mask Mandate for Vaccinated Employees

Plus, Apple is increasing pay and benefits for retail employees.

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.
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.

LG Debuts Latest OLED TVs for 2022

On the eve of CES 2022, the new lineup of OLED and LED TVs from LG Electronics come in new sizes and ship with a plethora of new features and compatibility.
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.
See Why the eCommerce Boom May Be Ending

See Why the eCommerce Boom May Be Ending

Plus: These four senators are calling for the U.S. to implement standardized charging ports.
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.
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.

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...
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.
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
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.
18 Percent of Amazon’s Subcontracted Delivery Force Got Injured Last Year

18 Percent of Amazon’s Subcontracted Delivery Force Got Injured Last Year

Plus, Gucci and Oura have partnered to unleash a smart ring made out of 18-carat gold.
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.
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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"...

Does Ethereum’s Centralizing “Merge” Warrant Further SEC Scrutiny?

While this move to transition their consensus standards from proof-of work to proof-of-stake has been years in the making, crypto users may not be satisfied with their submission to centralization.
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.
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
IFA Remains at Messe Berlin as New Chapter Begins

IFA Remains at Messe Berlin as New Chapter Begins

Gfu and Clarion Events reach agreement with Messe Berlin for the IFA trade show to remain at the Berlin exhibition grounds.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.

Nikon & NYC Salt Expand Partnership to Include Mentorship Program, Scholarships...

Nikon Inc. has announced an expansion of the brand’s partnership with NYC Salt, an organization that creates opportunities in visual arts and pathways to...
Z-Wave Alliance Long-Range Specification

New Long Range Specification From Z-Wave Alliance

The Z-Wave Alliance, a standards organization dedicated to developing and advancing the popular Z-Wave® wireless smart home protocol, announces the new Z-Wave Long Range...
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!

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. 
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.
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.
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: 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!

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.
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.
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.

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.

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...

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.

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!
5G

5G Awareness Has Reached the Masses, But Majority Do Not Understand...

According to the latest Mobile Connectivity Report from NPD’s Connected Intelligence, 9 out of 10 consumers are aware of 5G networks, but only 18% of consumers report understanding of the different 5G network types currently available in the U.S.

The Classroom Technology Market

Selling into K12 is more similar to enterprise than it is different.
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.
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.
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.
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 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!
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.

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.

Inflation Is Driving Consumers to Dollar Stores Again

The rise in inflation is good news for dollar stores, which pre-pandemic experienced slowdowns, since current sticker shocks have redirected consumers their way.
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...
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.

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.

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.
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. 
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.
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.
IFA 2022: Smart Homes For A Sustainable Future

Anticipation Builds for Long-Awaited Return of In-Person IFA Berlin

Plus: Beko will release its new line of sustainable CornerIntense Dishwashers in May.
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.
Peloton Expands Partnership with eBay to Offer Refurbished Bikes in UK

Peloton Expands Partnership with eBay to Offer Refurbished Bikes in UK

The Refurbished Peloton Bike has been introduced to the UK following its success in Europe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

Tickets Now on Sale for Berlin Photo Week

Photo and video enthusiasts can already look forward to the BERLIN PHOTO WEEK 2022, which will run parallel with IFA Berlin from 02 to...
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.
Carbon

New “Mammoth” Carbon Removal Plant Under Construction

A new carbon-capturing plant, called "Mammoth", is set to begin construction with potential to be the largest facility of its type in the world.
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!
TV Prices to Keep Climbing 2021

TV Prices to Stay High Until Next Year

The continued pandemic is keeping people at home and creating more demand for TVs, and supply chain delays are making it hard to meet those demands. Is it any wonder prices are going up?

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....
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.

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.

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.
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.
Ukrainian Tech Sector Braves Russian Onslaught

Ukraine’s Tech Sector Braves Russian Onslaught

Plus, Walmart is requesting RFID smart labels on consumer electronics products. What does this mean for the future of RFID technology in retail?
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.

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.
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!

NAD Ships Masters M33 BluOS Streaming DAC/Amplifier

NAD Electronics has begun shipping the M33 ($4,999), a BluOS-enabled streaming DAC/amplifier that can serve as the heart of a reference whole-home system. The...

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

Plus: FCC Commissioner Calls for Removal of TikTok, Potentially Harming Advertisers.
CE Today

CE Today 12/11/23: News from TECNO, Littlebird, & Blacklyte

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

Google Partners with Laptop Manufacturers for Gaming Chromebooks

Google and laptop manufacturers have worked together to produce Chromebook gaming laptops.
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....
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.

iPhone and Android Updates You Need to Know

The new iPhone software, iOS 16, is set to be released this fall. The big news about the software update is that it will allow users to avoid CAPTCHAs
CT Hall of Fame Class of 2021 and Class of 2022 honorees

Dealerscope’s Nancy Klosek and Other CE Leaders Inducted Into CT Hall...

In a ceremony held at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City last night, six honorees were inducted into CT Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021 last night. It was the first time that the annual ceremony and gala dinner was held since 2019, so the Class of 2020 was also officially honored at the event. 
CES 2022 Commercial Electric Vehicles

CES 2022 In-Depth: Commercial Electric Vehicles Poised to Change Retail Landscape

From first mile to last mile commercial electric vehicles will help retailers reduce fuel costs, improve delivery uptime, and solve some supply chain issues.
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.
A man surprised how much inflation effected the price of groceries

Beyond Inflation 

Inflation may be playing a leading role in consumer electronics sales, but supporting actors add a lot to the story
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.
CE Today 08/16/23: News from Midland, Zero Zero, & Lumos

CE Today 08/16/23: News from Midland, Zero Zero, & Lumos

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including highlights from Midland Radio, Zero Zero, and Lumos Tech.
Content Fever and What it Means for the CE Sector

Content Fever and What it Means for the CE Sector

For retailers, knowing their audience is more important than ever with the creator economy booming and consumer trends being influenced by content creators.
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.
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.
Google Adds New Tools for Retailers to Cloud Platform 

Google Adds New Tools for Retailers to Cloud Platform 

Plus: New research shows 63 percent of U.S. households with internet access own a smart TV.
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.
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.

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...
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?
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.
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 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.
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.

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...
Verizon Partners with Cradlepoint

Verizon Partners With Cradlepoint to Bring 5G UWB Network to Businesses

Plus, Future Ready Solutions adds industry veteran Lawrence Davis to the executive team as VP of Business Development.

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...

NATM’S Jerry Satoren to Retire

Jerry Satoren has announced that he is retiring after more than eight years at the helm of the NATM Buying Corporation and capping a...

Apple to Switch to USB-C Chargers for Upcoming iPhones

More than a billion people already have devices that use Apple’s Lightning chargers, so this shift will be dramatic in coming years.

Eliyan Raises €40 Million to Develop Chiplet Interconnect Technologies

The company recently closed a Series A funding round, which arrives as the company produces the final design of its industry standard 5-nanometer (nm) process.
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.

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.

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 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!
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.
Montblanc Dives into Anime with Naruto-Inspired Smartwatch

Montblanc Dives into Anime with Naruto-Inspired Smartwatch

Plus: Coros unleashes the POD 2 wearable, which attaches to shoelaces to collect additional fitness data.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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
CE Today 10/26/23: News from Legrand, Just Add Power, and WiZ Pro

CE Today 10/25/23: News from Nutribullet, G-SHOCK, & Targus

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including today's highlights from Nutribullet, G-SHOCK, and Targus. Read more!
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.
IFA Berlin IMB 2023
01:06:02

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.
eBay Recommerce Report Finds Gen Z Driving Second-Hand Product Market

eBay Recommerce Report Finds Gen Z Driving Second-Hand Product Market

Plus, DARPA and Intel pair up to create a simulation course for the company’s autonomous off-road combat vehicles.
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.
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 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.
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.

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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
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.

U.S. Invests Billions in Technology to Compete with China

President Joe Biden has signed a law committing $280 billion to high tech manufacturing and scientific research in technology.
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!
OPPO Unveils Its New Flagship Foldable Smartphone 

OPPO Unveils Its New Flagship Foldable Smartphone 

Plus: Monster has unveiled two speakers as part of its new DNA series.
CE Today 9/18/23

CE Today 9/18/23: News from Optoma, NOMVDIC, and Olight

Get the latest news and updates in the Consumer Electronics (CE) indsutry including highlights from Optoma's new proejctors, NOMVDIC, and Olight.
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.
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.
Why Some Companies are Holding Off on Nearshoring Production to Mexico

Why Some Companies are Holding Off on Nearshoring Production to Mexico

Plus: Eclipse releases its first new loudspeaker in seven years, but the company has included plenty of updates to compensate.
IBM and AWS Expand Relationship to Bring AI to the Drawing Board

Amazon Joins Growing List of Companies to Spurn Russia

Plus, Apple iOS 15.4 to reach users next week. Here are some of the cool new features.

Shopify Launches New “Collabs” Feature to Connect Creators and Merchants

Today Shopify announced the launch of a new feature called “Shopify Collabs,” which is designed to make it easy for creators to browse and match with merchants.

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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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!

Despite FED’s Best Efforts, U.S. Job Market Doesn’t Want to Slow...

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers added 372,000 jobs in June, shattering predictions of a regression into the 200,000 to 300,000 range.
Friends watching Summer Gamefest together

Gamer Girl – Xbox & Samsung Unite and Summer Gamefest Begins

Summer Gamefest kicked off this week and Samsung adds the Xbox app to its Gaming Hub on future smart TV models.
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

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.
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.
BrandSource CEO Jim Ristow at BrandSource Summit 22 general session

At BrandSource Summit 22 General Session, Members Learn to “Own It”

BrandSource CEO Jim Ristow and others stressed positive trends, resilience, and flexibility at the buying group's opening General Session.
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.
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.
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.
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...

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Whirlpool Named Among America’s Most Innovative Companies by Fortune

Whirlpool Named Among America’s Most Innovative Companies by Fortune

Whirlpool Corporation has been recognized on a roster of 300 innovative American companies by the business magazine Fortune.

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!
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.

Premium Audio Company Comments on Onkyo Home Entertainment Bankruptcy

This filing did not include the assets that were previously purchased by Premium Audio Company (PAC) and Sharp.
Pure 3 From BodyGuardz Awarded Green Product Mark

Pure 3 From BodyGuardz Awarded Green Product Mark

Made from 30 percent recycled glass, the Pure 3 from BodyGuardz is the first screen protector to be certified by TÜV Rheinland with the Green Product Mark.

Skullcandy Announces New Lineup of Gaming Headsets

Skullcandy has announced a new lineup of gaming headsets: the SLYR, SLYR Pro and the wireless PLYR.
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.
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.
Huawei Reveals Updates to Portfolio Solutions for Digital Infrastructure 

Huawei Reveals Updates to Portfolio Solutions for Digital Infrastructure 

Plus: Garmin releases two new GPS running smartwatches with AMOLED displays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
The gaming gadget market is on the rise

The Gaming Gadget Market Estimated To Reach 166 Billion

The gaming gadget market is on the rise.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Labor Strikes Stall Deliveries for Retailers

Labor Strikes Stall Deliveries for Retailers

2023 has brought forth a variety of strikes from labor unions, causing massive delays in shipping and delivery for most Americans.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.

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...

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,...
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gamestop Adds NFTs

GameStop to Launch Gaming-Oriented NFT Marketplace With Immutable X

What to expect from shipping prices in 2022.
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.

“Unicorn Status” Reached By Climate Technology Startup

This is the age of tech startups. Yet few are able to reach what has been termed as "unicorn status," or a valuation of...
Are Consumers Willing to Pay Extra for Sustainability?

Are Consumers Willing to Pay Extra for Sustainability?

Assurant assesses how much are people willing to pay for eco-friendly products when many personal budgets are tight in a challenging economy.
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.

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...
Best Buy Branches Out Into Non-Traditional Sectors Amid Post-Pandemic Slowdown

Best Buy Branches Out Into Non-Traditional Sectors Amid Post-Pandemic Slowdown

Plus, Sennheiser releases its latest set of TV earphones.
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.
Oasys Kicks Off First-Ever Event with a Focus on Business Development

Oasys Kicks Off First-Ever Event with a Focus on Business Development

At the Oasys keynote in Nashville, Jason Sayen gave the opening keynote urging the audience to reflect on the operational processes they have in place.
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!

Walmart Launches New Virtual Fitting Room

This week, Walmart is launching a new virtual fitting room, where customers can take a look at how clothes would likely look on them before deciding to purchase
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Inconvenient Truth of Cybersecurity Failures

The Inconvenient Truth of Cybersecurity Failures

The retail sector has become among the most vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks and the convenience store space, in particular, has been a hot-button topic
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.
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.
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.
Expect Major Discounts on Electronics this Holiday Season

Expect Major Discounts on Electronics this Holiday Season

Plus: Sony and Honda will be manufacturing their electric vehicle in North America.
BEVs: Ottobot delivery robot at CVG Airport was shown at CES 2022

EMobility: BEVs Are Big at CES

From scintillating prototypes to delivery robots to infrastructure plays, battery electric vehicles were all over CES 2022 in Las Vegas last week.
CE Today: News from GoPro, Magewell, & 3DMakerpro

CE Today: News from GoPro, Magewell, & 3DMakerpro

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry, including highlights from GoPro, Magewell, and 3DMakerPro.
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.
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.
Retail Workers Look to Unionize

Retail Workers Across the Country Look to Unionize

Plus, Kharkiv, one of Ukraine's major industrial centers, has endured a relentless barrage of Russian bombings that have weakened its production infrastructure.
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.
Labor Shortage Across US

Despite Higher Wages, Labor Market Still Plagued by Shortages

Plus, Element Appliance and Electronics has teamed up with ADC to distribute products to Nationwide members on the East Coast.
Apple Releases New Products and Affordable Prices

New Apple Lineup Has Powerful Chips and Affordable Prices

Plus, retail fraud jumped with the transition to the online marketplace. Here are a few scam tactics retailers should stay cognizant of.
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.
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.
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...
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.

Evnia Looks to Make Gaming Accessible to Everyone

The 34M2C7600MV WQHD gaming monitor is one standout release from the range, and is the brand’s first official release. The monitor features a sustainable monitor stand,...
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.
Exertis acquiring Almo

Exertis to Acquire Almo Corporation

The move offers better supply chain access and new business opportunities to Almo customers and expands Exertis's North American footprint in CE and appliances.
Twitter debuts livestream shopping with consumer electronics

Twitter to Debut Livestream Shopping Featuring Consumer Electronics

The micro-blogging platform joins Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube in experimenting with shoppable live video.
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.

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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
This New Sustainable E-Bike is Made out of Plywood

This New Sustainable E-Bike is Made out of Plywood 

Plus: Amazon, Meta and Twitter have conducted a series of layoffs. What does it mean for the economy?
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

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!
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.
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.

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.
an 8k tv graphic

Five Things to Know About 8K

Before you or your customers take the plunge into the hot new high resolution, it’s best to understand what currently can and cannot do.

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...

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.
Nationwide and LG Honored With EPA Sustainability Award

Nationwide and LG Honored With EPA Sustainability Award

Plus: LG teases out a new collaboration with the Star Wars franchise, and Volta is set to bring electric delivery trucks to the US in 2023.
Release of the Next-Gen iPad Pro Is Imminent

Release of the Next-Gen iPad Pro Is Imminent

Plus, see why shipping costs have gone down but consumer goods prices haven’t.
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.
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!
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.
Retailers Utilize AI

How Artificial Intelligence Can Help Retailers to Maximize Profits

AI analyzes data to predict consumer buying behavior to help retailers improve customer personalized marketing, and improve pricing decisions.

CE Today 10/26/23: News from Legrand, Just Add Power, and WiZ...

Get the latest news and insights from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry.
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.
Nationwide Adds CEDIA Academy Platform to Already Expansive Learning Hub

Nationwide Adds CEDIA Academy to Expansive Learning Hub

Plus: the U.S. Department of Energy is funding groundbreaking EV battery research at the University of Michigan.
OtterBox Suits Up for Spring with New Exclusive Cases

OtterBox Suits Up for Spring with New Exclusive Cases

With all new colors and graphics, the exclusive range gives phones a makeover and delivers trusted OtterBox protection for the new season.
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.
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.

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.

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...

CE Today 7/26/23: Volvo, Focal Naim North America, & TCL

Get the latest news in the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry. Learn about updates from Volvo, Focal Naim North America, and TCL in our latest article.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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
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

CE Today 8/7/23: News from Oppo, Garmin, and NOMVDIC

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Oppo, Garmin, and projectors from NOMVDIC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
eCommerce Boom: Pandemic Fad or a Lasting Reality?

eCommerce Boom: Pandemic Fad or a Lasting Reality?

Plus, Creative Technology unveils its updated line of Outlier true wireless earbuds.
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.
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.
EnergyHub and Emporia Partner to Enhance EV Charging Programs

EnergyHub and Emporia Partner to Enhance EV Charging Programs

EnergyHub and Emporia collaborate to optimize EV charging programs for utility customers, enabling smarter, more efficient, and sustainable energy consumption.
CE Today 08/30/23: News from Shokz, Dreame Tech, & Yaber

CE Today 08/30/23: IFA News from Shokz, Dreame Tech, & Yaber

Get the latest news and updates from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from Shokz, Dreame Technology, and Yaber at IFA Berlin 2023.
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.
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.

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...
Study Finds Reviews Boost Sales

Consumer Reviews Fuel Online Commerce, Says New Study

Plus, Pro-Ject releases its first automatic turntable: the AI.
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.
Target and Apple widen their collaboration

Target and Apple Widen Their Collaboration

Target has more than tripled the number of Apple-in-Target stores to 150.
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.

SteelSeries Launches New Arctis Nova Pro Wireless X Headset

SteelSeries has announced the high-end Xbox headset Arctis Nova Pro Wireless X, featuring immersive 360° Spatial Audio, and enhanced with Sonar Software.

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.
Generator

Generator Market Projected to Reach $34.5 Billion by 2030

Global Generator Sales Market set to grow at 5.9% CAGR, reaching $34.5 billion by 2030. Read more on key players, market dynamics, and growth opportunities.
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.

The 5G Chipset Market Keeps On Growing

Despite the chip shortage happening now, demand for 5G is only growing. According to a recent study done by FMI, the 5G chipset market is expected...
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!

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.
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.
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.

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...
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.
Samsung Launches New Galaxy Smartphone Series 

Samsung Launches New Galaxy Smartphone Series 

Plus: Lenovo announces possible layoffs due to shrinking PC shipments.

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.
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.
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“.
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.

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.

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
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?
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.
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.
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.

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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

It’s Prime Day, One of the Biggest Days for Retail of...

Today marks the start of Prime Day, one of the biggest shopping events of the year. The event lasts for two days, and has deals in tech and non-tech products.
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.
With Ongoing Supply Chain Issues, Retailers Worry About Holiday Season

As Supply Chain Issues Continue, Retailers Worry About Holiday Season

According to a report from Coupa, 7 in 10 retailers expect that issues with the supply chain will have a negative impact on business.
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
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
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.

Meta Makes New Investment in Merchant-Focused Startup Take App

Meta has recently invested in Take App, which is a startup based out of Singapore focused on creating an easy path to website store creation.
CE Today 8/8/23

CE Today 8/8/23: News from LG, HYPER, and Dreame Technology

Get the latest news from the Consumer Electronics (CE) industry including highlights from LG Electronics USA, Hyper, and Dreame Technology's robotic vacuum/mop.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Electric Freight Train

With New Electric Trains, Railroad Industry Focuses on Sustainability

Plus, Incase, manufacturers of electronic accessories, released two new hardshell cases for the MacBook Pro 14 and 16-inch devices.

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.
PlayStation 5 Tops List of Most Wanted Gaming Consoles 

PlayStation 5 Tops List of Most Wanted Gaming Consoles 

Plus: OHSUNG Electronics unveils a battery-free, light-powered TV remote.
Meta Tries to Buy Within: Hit with Antitrust Lawsuit by FTC

Meta Tries to Buy Within: Hit with Antitrust Lawsuit by FTC

Plus, you can pre-order the new AI-powered Bespoke Washer and Dryer from Samsung.
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.
Apple, Dell, Ikea Suspend Business in Russia

Apple, Dell, and Ikea Halt Business Operations in Russia

Plus, Sony and Honda are teaming up to produce EVs.
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.
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.

Game Development Platform Homa Receives €100 Million Investment

Homa, a company that provides a platform for game developers, recently received over €100 million ($100 million) in Series B funding.
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.
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...
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.
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.

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.
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.
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.
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.
Americans Set Black Friday Online Spending Record

Americans Set Black Friday Online Spending Record

Plus: Tesla is working to redesign the Model 3 sedan to cut production costs.
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.

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.
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.

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.
How Teens Are Bailing Out Understaffed Businesses

How Teens Are Bailing Out Understaffed Businesses

Plus: Soundcore releases the Motion Boom Plus speaker, which is designed to take the party on the go.
See the Latest Over-Ear Headphones from Bower & Wilkins

See the Latest Over-Ear Headphones from Bowers & Wilkins

Plus: Check out the next frontier for Walmart’s AR campaign.
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.

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...
CES

Five Senators Talk Broadband, STEM, and Women in Tech at CES

Five U.S. senators, all women and all members of the Senate Commerce Committee, appeared together for a CES 2022 panel in Las Vegas, to discuss key tech issues.
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.
Google Rolls Out More Features to Help With Holiday Shopping

Google Rolls Out More Features to Help with Holiday Shopping

Google announced several new features, including a Live View map update, VR make up comparisons and a 3D try-on feature for sneakers.
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.
sakar

Sakar International Mourns Passing of Founder and Chairman Charles Saka 

The founder of Sakar International, Charles Saka, passed away on Friday, April 22nd, surrounded by his family. He was 80 years old.

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.
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.
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.

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!
CE Today 8/11/23