Tag: retailing

Al & Ed's new franchise store location

Al & Ed’s Opens New Store

Al & Ed's Autosound, a franchise chain in Southern CA, opened a new location in Long Beach, CA...

Custom Sounds BF 2014

Store Traffic Builder For 12V Specialists

About 60 percent of car stereo specialists host web sites that are so out of date, they should...

Best Buy shopping

New Stats on Brick & Mortar Shopping

Here’s an interesting figure. Only 20 percent of retail sales are purely brick and mortar, meaning no pre-purchase...

Apple store

Apple Opens the Ultimate Retail Store

The gold standard in retailing created by the Apple Store, just got a makeover, so it may be...

Marcel Newell and Ben Vollmer

Science of Selling for 12 Volters

Selling and merchandising to some degree are sciences. They were analyzed at KnowledgeFest this month, with facts that...

car radio

50% Don’t Know or Like Car Audio Shops

Back in 2008, research showed that a third of consumers didn't know that they could buy aftermarket car...


The New Breed of Car Audio Dealer

There is a new breed of car audio dealer emerging that is heading upscale.  While the number of...

Target Stores Act to Stop “Showrooming”

For the specialist, and for any brick and mortar store, a concern is that consumers are using your...

Tint World Car Audio Stores Rapidly Expand

At a time when the car audio dealer base is contracting, Tint World is growing rapidly. Nine franchise...

Best Buy is Gradually Going out of Business: Forbes

A Forbes story Monday gives Best Buy a few more years before it goes out of business. Competition...

Best Buy Cuts Holiday Hiring in Half

Best Buy will cut its hiring of holiday workers in half this year. The largest consumer electronics chain...