Big Q2, New Stores, for Leon's

Wally Hucker 09/16/2014 07:50:01 AM EST in Industry

Big Q2, New Stores, for Leon's

The second quarter was kid to Leon's Furniture Ltd., which claims to be Canada's largest retailer of furniture, appliances and electronics. Including The Brick, and other banners under which it operates, Leon's 301 stores totaled over $561.4 million in sales for the three months ending June 30th.

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Bose Adds $130 SoundLink Speaker, Bluetooth Headphones

Published: 09/15/2014 01:44:01 PM EST

Bose Adds $130 SoundLink Speaker, Bluetooth Headphones

Bose is expanding its SoundLink line with two new products: the Color Bluetooth speaker, which will sell for US$130 making it the most affordable in the line, and the SoundLink Bluetooth on-ear headphones, which mark Bose's first foray into the wireless headphone market.

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Photokina 2014: Panasonic Intros New Mirrorless and Large-Sensor Compact Cameras

Published: 09/15/2014 12:04:13 PM

Photokina 2014: Panasonic Intros New Mirrorless and Large-Sensor Compact Cameras

As widely rumoured, Panasonic has announced a large-sensor fixed-lens camera and a new compact Micro Four Thirds camera at the Photokina tradeshow. The biennial event, always an important launch pad for new imaging products, opens tomorrow in Cologne, Germany.

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WestJet Will Now Charge for First Checked Bag

Published: 09/15/2014 09:46:41 AM

WestJet Will Now Charge for First Checked Bag

Flying WestJet? The friendly airline has changed its policy and will now be charging guests of Econo fares a $25 fee for the first checked bag. The fee will apply to all travel within Canada and between Canada and the U.S.

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Record Pre-orders for iPhone 6, 6 Plus

Published: 09/15/2014 09:16:45 AM

Record Pre-orders for iPhone 6, 6 Plus

Apple's still got it. The company reports that first-day pre-orders of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reached over four million, far exceeding expectations. Translation: many pre-ordering customers won't receive their phones until October.

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Vizio Pricing Confirmed for Canada

Published: 09/12/2014 09:00:23 AM

Vizio Pricing Confirmed for Canada

Vizio TVs and audio products are officially available today in Canada through an exclusive partnership with Best Buy and Future Shop. Pricing is anywhere from 20-25% higher than what you'd find in the U.S., but still on the more affordable side of the equation for the top-selling brand.

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D&H Canada Technology Show Draws Crowds

Published: 09/11/2014 09:50:45 PM

D&H Canada Technology Show Draws Crowds

The exhibit floor at D&H Canada's 2014 Technology Show at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga, ON was a packed house today as resellers came in droves to check out the latest in computing, wearables, and connectivity tech from the distributor.

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LG Shows 4K OLED at CEDIA Expo

Published: 09/11/2014 11:26:06 AM

LG Shows 4K OLED at CEDIA Expo

At a morning press conference at CEDIA Expo in Denver, CO on Thursday morning, just before the show floor officially opened, LG Electronics showed new OLED Ultra-High Definition TVs, as well as a broad lineup of LED 4K sets.

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Videotron Launches LTE Network

Published: 09/11/2014 10:13:09 AM

Videotron Launches LTE Network

Videotron has officially launched its LTE network, reaching nearly 90% of the population in Quebec, and supporting speeds of up to 150 Mbps.

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DVDO Launches Air3C, Air3C-Pro at CEDIA EXPO 2014

Published: 09/11/2014 09:06:10 AM

DVDO Launches Air3C, Air3C-Pro at CEDIA EXPO 2014

DVDO is expanding its WirelessHD adapter series with the new Air3C and Air3C-Pro, both on display at CEDIA EXPO 2014, which is currently underway in Denver, CO through to Saturday, September 13.

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