"The idea behind this initiative is to help our fellow industry members prepare for future success." comments Grant Daoust CEO of Trends. "Many members of our community are working from home, or on possible temporary layoff. They may now have the time available for some exceptional product education,
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Gemsen has announced the appointment of Archie Gagnon as the new Hi-Fi Sales Representative for Manitoba and Northern Ontario (The Lakehead). The appointment will be effective February 18, 2020.
Google is planning to deepen its investment in Canada with the opening of three new offices in Toronto, Montreal, and Waterloo. Last week, Ruth Porat, Senior Vice President and CFO at Google, was in Toronto to announce the construction along with significant funding for digital skills programming for Canadians.
Staples Canada has opened two more locations featuring the retailer's new retail experience as The Working and Learning Company: the first is in Etobicoke, ON by Sherway Gardens shopping centre and the second is in Bayers Lake, NS, making the first of its kind on the East Coast.
TOA Canada Corporation has hired Corey Mugford as the newest member of the technical team, where he will serve as Product Support Associate
Coral Springs, FL-based NAV-TV Corp, which manufactures and distributes vehicle integration technology products, including premium automotive safety, entertainment, and convenience accessories, has appointed GemSen Distribution as its Master Distributor for Canada.
Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger has announced that the new Disney+ streaming service had 28.6 million subscribers as of this week, up from 10 million in November. That means the company almost tripled its subscriber base in just three months.
Swedish company Handheld Group has announced the launch of its new Algiz RT8, an ultra-rugged 8" Android tablet that is designed for field workers.
If you are of a certain age, you will recall the rapid rise and disgraceful fall of a Telco company called Worldcom. They acquired a network of rival carriers, often much bigger than Worldcom itself, during the wild west growth that built the wireless industry. Canadian, Bernie Ebbers, once considered an extraordinary rainmaker on Wall Street for expanding a tiny Mississippi discount telecom company into Worldcom died yesterday at the age of 78.
At the end of 2016, it was confirmed that TCL Communications would be taking over the manufacturing of BlackBerry devices. By February 2017, the KEYone was revealed at Mobile World Congress as the first device under the new partnership. But now, that brand licensing agreement is about to come to an end leaving BlackBerry's future in question.
And just like that, Jeff Bezos added US$13.5 billion to his fortune in fifteen minutes. Bezos' significant bump came when Amazon posted revenues of US$87 billion for the fourth quarter in 2019 and shares of Amazon surged by 10% in after-hours trading.