One of the biggest problems with selling higher end gear out of a brick and mortar store is that folks on the internet can do it cheaper. Not better, of course, since customers can't demo a system or get that one-on-one experience, but cheaper.
This year is Denon's hundredth anniversary – an impressive feat for any company, and a very noteworthy milestone. Denon, of course, is celebrating in the way that you might expect. They're releasing a new product line.
You may be familiar with the Quad 99 series, which was introduced over ten years ago. The new Quad Elite line is designed to succeed it, component for component. This includes a CD player, FM tuner, preamplifier, mono power amp and stereo power amp.
When it comes to consuming, the United States trends towards the top of most lists. Even in a rough economic climate, we are fantastic consumers. When it comes to 3D though, we're surprisingly far below the average.
It wasn't long ago, just back in 1985, that Blockbuster first came on to the scene. Within ten years the company became a seemingly unstoppable force in the home rental arena. Now it looks like Blockbuster's going to be filing for bankruptcy.