Independent Retailers Nationwide Will Benefit from DBL's Wide Range of XM Satellite Hardware and Accessory Options, Aggressive Dealer Activation Credits and Unparalleled Dealer Support Tools.
SCOTTSDALE, AZ. - November 6, 2006 - - DBL Distributing, Inc., one of the largest wholesalers of consumer electronics in the United States, announced today a distribution agreement with XM Satellite Radio to deliver an expansive selection of XM products and accessories, along with aggressive activation commissions and online support tools, to eligible consumer electronics dealers. As a National Preferred Distributor for XM Satellite Radio, DBL will provide more than 30,000 consumer electronic dealers nationwide with access to an unparalleled selection of XM -Ready products, subscriber activation commissions and management tools.
Additionally, DBL announced that eligible dealers who order XM Satellite Radio hardware and accessories from DBL will have access to ''The DBL XM Store,'' a new online account management tool where they can manage and track orders. Dealers will be able to view each of their orders by order number with visibility into ship date, account activation date and commission payment status. Conveniently accessible through DBL's existing corporate website at www.dbldistributing.com, The DBL XM Store provides real -time access to valuable information that helps dealers manage their business. In addition to order and commission payment status, DBL's XM Store also serves as a comprehensive source for information on XM products, rebate information and XM promotions.
DBL already carries more than 100 XM products including receivers such as Samsung's NeXus™, Samsung Helix™, Pioneer's Inno™, Delphi's SKYFi™, Roady XT™ and MyFi™, Audiovox Xpress and Mini Tuner, and AGT's SportsCaster™. DBL carries XM Satellite Radio in -dash car receivers, marine kits, car kits, car adapters and car antennas from Dual, Terk, Pioneer, Samsung, Audiovox and Altec Lansing. XM cases, mounts and accessories carried by DBL include items from Belkin, Akron, Case Logic and PanaVise. DBL also offers XM products serving the Home Audio and Commercial Installation markets with receivers, multi -room entertainment systems and repeaters from Antex Electronics, Crown and Delphi.
''We're committed to finding new ways to bring value to our dealers and their customers and we think this deal is a huge step forward in giving them both greater value and choice through the holiday buying season,'' said David Lorsch, DBL's President and CEO. ''It's an exciting opportunity for the consumer electronics retailer, the consumer and for us. We now have an unparalleled selection of brand -name manufacturers such as Samsung, Pioneer, Crown, AGT, Delphi, Dual, Belkin, Audiovox and Terk to name just a few of the leading brands associated with XM Satellite Radio hardware and accessories. Additionally, for the very first time, dealers will be able to view their order status including payment of activation fees by simply visiting our website.''
''XM Satellite Radio is pleased to expand our relationship with DBL Distributing,'' says Victor Henley, Director/GM of Retail Distribution, XM Satellite Radio. ''DBL is recognized by dealers for their commitment to the retailer and their needs offering the best staff, products and systems to support the needs of retailers across many categories. DBL has become a one -stop shop for all XM products, eliminating the tedious work involved in claiming the activation commissions so the retailer can do what they do best.''
DBL is also offering an added seasonal ''holiday season'' bonus for consumer electronic dealers nationwide. All existing DBL customers and qualified new customers are eligible for DBL's Free Freight promotion which offers FREE ground shipping on qualifying orders over $750 through December 31, 2006. DBL's Free Freight promotion is one more reason why the company is the fastest growing distributor in consumer electronics and another reason why more than 30,000 independent retailers across the United States choose DBL as their trusted source for XM Satellite Radio products and accessories above any other distributor.
XM Satellite Radio receivers, portable products and related accessories can be found in DBL's quarterly catalog and online at www.dbldistributing.com. DBL's award winning catalog is mailed free of charge to Consumer Electronic Retailers, Custom Installers, Home Theater Consultants and Professional Audio/Video Installers throughout the United States. The DBL Catalog is also available without wholesale pricing so that dealers may use it as a sales aid to their customers. Both DBL Catalogs are published four times each year.
To find out more about XM Satellite Radio products and accessories, please contact Preston Pearson - DBL's XM Account Specialist by dialing 800.733.6766, Ext 2153. XM Satellite Radio products and accessories are also available by visiting DBL's comprehensive website at www.dbldistributing.com - simply click on ''personal and portable AV'' then choose XM Satellite Radio.
About DBL Distributing, Inc.
DBL Distributing, Inc. is one of the nation's top wholesale distributors of consumer electronics accessories and related products, with more than 30,000 retail customers nationwide. Headquartered in a custom -built 144,000 square foot facility in Scottsdale, Arizona, DBL carries more than 16,000 products from more than 350 quality manufacturers. DBL offers same day shipping for order placed by 5:00pm MST, a best price for 1 or 100 piece policy and a have no minimum order policy. DBL's business strategy proves that customers come first. For more information please visit http://www.dbldistributing.com/ or contact them at 800.733.6766.