BrandSource Members Get Deal on Catalog Kiosk

BrandSource Members Get Deal on Catalog Kiosk

Tustin, California-based buying group BrandSource has partnered with cloud software company Wondersign to provide “endless aisle” Catalog Kiosks for its retailer members. The digital in-store catalog enables consumers and sales associates to find items that are not on the sales floor. It also empowers consumers to be in control of the shopping experience, leading to […]

BrandSource Gathers Young Professionals

Young professionals from BrandSource member businesses around the United States gathered June 11-14 in Tahoe, California, for the Tustin, California-based buying group’s annual BrandSource Young Professionals University that featured more than 20 speakers. “This year’s Young Professionals University brought together some of the best and brightest up-and-coming leaders in our industry,” said Jennifer Baldwin, director […]

BrandSource partners with Storis for digital solutions

Tustin, California-based buying group BrandSource has formed a partnership with Storis, a provider of software solutions for the appliance, bedding, furniture and electronics industries. “This partnership with Storis can benefit members in many different ways, but perhaps the most important is to be able to provide a fully comprehensive solution to help a dealer manage […]

BrandSource holds event-filled conference

BrandSource holds event-filled conference

The BrandSource Leadership Conference Dec. 6-8, 2017, in Scottsdale, Arizona, brought together representatives from all 16 of the buying group’s regions, plus The Rental Industry Buying Group (TRIB) and ProSource divisions. The Tustin, California-based organization’s annual event offered information sessions, product presentations and networking opportunities. It also raised $75,000 for the Marine Toys for Tots […]

Serta Simmons Bedding Gives Top BrandSource Members Trip to Paradise

Serta Simmons Bedding Gives Top BrandSource Members Trip to Paradise

Members of Tustin, California-based buying group BrandSource enjoyed a luxury vacation in French Polynesia in April, courtesy of Atlanta-based Serta Simmons Bedding LLC. Serta treated the top 20 BrandSource members (based on increases over the previous year) and their spouses to a five-day vacation in Moorea. Guests stayed at the Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & […]

BrandSource Creates Informative Videos Called AVB/TV

BrandSource Creates Informative Videos Called AVB/TV

Tustin, California-based buying group BrandSource, and parent company Associated Volume Buyers Inc., has introduced a collection of videos called AVB/TV. Its membership can stream minidocumentaries, serial programming and other content directly into their stores, and onto websites and other online platforms. Many of the videos are narrated by subject-matter experts and recognized personalities in an […]

BrandSource Hosts Yearly Conference for Members

BrandSource members gathered at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Aug. 28-31 for the Tustin, California-based buying group’s annual convention. A “thank you” to membership, the show also updated attendees on the latest developments in retailing. According to a news release, participants attended an array of educational seminars, workshops and motivational speeches by prominent figures in […]

BrandSource introduces AVB/TV

NEWS RELEASE AVB/BrandSource Comes to TV Tustin, CA- In an effort to enhance the in-store and online experience of our customers, AVB/BrandSource is proud to announce the introduction of its new television marketing service, AVB TV.  It is our hope at BrandSource that this new feature will connect with the modern consumer through the harnessing […]

BrandSource Hosts First Event For Young Professionals

Buying group BrandSource hosted its first-ever Young Professionals University event May 18-20 in Orange County, California. The Young Professionals division, created in 2014 and led by Jennifer Baldwin, director of marketing, is BrandSource’s breeding ground for prospective future leaders in the company. The division is a mix of young, highly motivated independent dealers, sales representatives, […]

BrandSource Appoints Jeannette Howe as Director of Membership

BrandSource Appoints Jeannette Howe as Director of Membership

Buying group BrandSource, headquartered in Tustin, California, has appointed Jeannette Howe to the newly created position of director of membership for its appliance, furniture, mattress and consumer electronics sectors. She reports to Tom Bennett, BrandSource president. Most recently, Howe was vice president of business development for marketing platform Revenew. Prior to that, she founded and […]