Consumer tech spending is up and confidence in the U.S. economy is at its highest since 2012. With the holiday selling season around the corner, this could translate into considerable, added success at retail both for traditional consumer electronics product categories and new, emerging technologies. Here’s what I’m keeping an eye on for the 2014 holiday season.
At the annual fall meeting of New Age Electronics in Greenville, S.C., last Thursday, we sat down for an exclusive interview with New Age’s president, Fred Towns, to discuss the state of the company, the industry and what has changed with both since we last sat down at CES in January. What follows is a transcript of that interview:
At the annual fall meeting of New Age Electronics in Greenville, S.C., last Thursday, we sat down for an exclusive interview with New Age’s president, Fred Towns, to discuss the state of the company, the industry and what has changed with both since we last sat down at CES in January. What follows is a transcript of that interview: [Read more…]
Greenville, S.C. – Hundreds of dealers, resellers and vendors converged here this week at Synnex’s 2014 National Conference to share the latest and greatest in information and emerging technologies. The three-day event, hosted by the global IT distributor and commercial services provider, packed in seminars, product trainings, keynote addresses and a trade show, as well as performances by the Goo Goo Dolls and Cheap Trick.
Greenville, S.C. — New Age Electronics announced that it has expanded its Emerging Technology strategy with the signing of multiple new vendor lines specializing in categories including smart watches, fitness trackers, home health monitoring, home automation and app-enabled technology.
New vendors in key emerging categories include ConnecteDevice, HealBe, MyKronoz, Now Computing, Omate, and Wellograph in wearables devices; AwoX, iControl, Lumen Bulb and Smarthome Ventures in home automation; Reflex Wireless and Vitagoods in home health monitoring; and Hyper and Smead in app-enabled devices.
New Age Electronics- and its parent company, Synnex- kicked off its annual Dealer Summit in Greenville, S.C., in style Wednesday night, with an opening bash featuring a dose of Southern hospitality.
Fremont, Calif. — Global IT distributor Synnex, parent of New Age Electronics, reported a 29.3 percent increase in fiscal third-quarter revenue to $3.6 billion.