Tweeter (store)


Tweeter (store)

Infobox_Company
company_name = Tweeter
company_
company_type = Limited liability company
foundation = 1972 (Boston)
location = Canton, MA
key_people =
industry = Consumer electronics retail
homepage = [http://tweeter.com/default.asp tweeter.com]

Tweeter is a specialty consumer electronics retailer providing high end electronic equipment, including flat panel TVs, plasma TVs, car radios, home theater systems, GPSs and more. Tweeter also offers top of the line products which can be installed in one's home, office, backyard, and even one's car.

The company has more than 100 stores in 18 U.S. states, mostly along the east coast, but also including Illinois, Texas, and Arizona, operating under the names Tweeter, HiFuy Buys, Showcase Home Entertainment and Sound Advice.

The first store opened in the Boston area in 1972, and the company quickly expanded throughout New England [http://tweeter.com/aboutus/history.asp] .

Tweeter's largest expansion came in 1996 when they purchased Bryn Mawr Stereo and acquired all their locations [ [http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-18176283.html Tweeter Etc. (purchasing Bryn Mawr Stereo)(Brief Article) - HFN The Weekly Newspaper for the Home FurnishingNetwork - HighBeam Research ] ] .

The company's biggest blow came in March 2007 when they announced the closing of 49 stores and the layoffs of 650 employees [ [http://www.avrev.com/news/0307/26.tweeter036.shtml Tweeter To Close 49 Locations ] ] .

References

External links

* [http://tweeter.com/default.asp Tweeter home page]


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