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Stop Bad Online Reviews
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5 Steps to Prevent Bad Online Reviews

By Mr. Retail If someone had told me two years ago that one of the biggest fall outs...

Best Buy Open Box Stores
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Best Buy’s News

This week, Best Buy said it will double the number of its open box/outlet stores over the next...

SEMA Report Car Audio 2022
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Car Audio Growth Figures: SEMA

Over the past 12 months car audio manufacturers saw their sales grow 22 percent in the category of...

More Headaches OEMS
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More Tough Breaks for OEMs

Some car companies are enduring a difficult month. BMW is shipping certain vehicles without Apple CarPlay or Android...

Alpine Status
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Alpine to Show More Affordable Status at KnowledgeFest

Alpine (Alps Alpine North America) will unveil its recently announced Status system at KnowledgeFest in Orlando, FL, June...

Alps Alpine-JVCKenwood
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JVCKenwood, Alps Alpine Report Full Year Results

JVCKenwood and Alps Alpine reported full year results for the Japanese financial year ended March 31. Both companies...

Motorcyle audio sound off
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Motorcycle Sound Offs: Sign of a Rising Market

Just as the boom in car audio in the 80's brought with it the phenomenon of car audio...

Alpine Hi-Res 2DIN Radio
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Alpine Ships New Hi-Res 2DIN Deck

Alpine is now shipping the iLX-507, a double DIN, 7-inch receiver with Hi-Resolution Audio and a Hi-Res screen....

Top car radio
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Top Selling AV Receiver Q1

The hottest selling feature for car radios in 2022 is simply keeping CarPlay/Android Auto models in stock. This...

Firstech New Dashcam
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Firstech Dashcam Strategy, New M7

Firstech believes over the next ten years, the aftermarket dashcam market will grow exponentially in North America. The...

semiconductor chip
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Intel Revises Chip Shortage Forecast

Months ago, Intel predicted the chip shortage would continue until 2023.  Now, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger says the...

MTI Acoustics Expands
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MTI Acoustics Expands Again

Several retailers have entered the subwoofer enclosure market in recent years, but few have been as successful as...

New Alpine Modular Halo Subwoofer Enclosures
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Alpine Ships Halo Truck Enclosures

Alpine (Alps Alpine North America) is shipping two new dual 8-Inch Alpine Halo preloaded truck enclosures that easily...

Focal Stores
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First Focal by Naim Car Audio Shop

A number of specialized Focal branded home stores can be found around the country,  But the first of...

VP Exits ZZ-2
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VP Exits ZZ-2

Rich DeSclafani, VP of ZZ-2 in the US, announced he has parted ways with the company effective Friday....

Most Advanced Rear Seat Video
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Most Advanced Rear Seat System?

There are rear seat video systems and then there’s a 31-inch overhead due this year from BMW in...

Bose SeatCentric Technology
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Latest Bose Technology

Bose is getting ready to place its new “SeatCentric” audio systems in new cars, according to MotorTrend. With...

Chance of Recession
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Is a Recession Looming?

Leading banks and economists this month are forecasting the odds of recession over the next two years.  Some...

New Rydeen Blind Spot Detectors
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Unique Blind Spot Detector from Rydeen

Two new products from Rydeen are designed to solve the typical calibration headaches when installing blind spot detectors. ...

Gas Prices Impact Car Audio
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Gas Prices Impacting 12V Sales?

With gas prices soaring to $6.50 in California and topping $4 in many states, some retailers are seeing...