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PRESS RELEASE: Vivitar Signs SED International to Distribution Agreement
ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SED International, Inc. (OTCBB: SECX) announced a distribution agreement with Vivitar Corporation to supply the company’s popular line of ViviCam digital cameras and video recorders.
“SED has been a valued partner in support of our Olevia LCD TVs. We are pleased that they recognize the quality, value and beauty of our Vivitar digital camera line and are now offering Vivitar to their loyal customers,” said Denis Karpeles, Senior Vice President of Sales, Vivitar North America.
The ViviCam series of digital cameras is one of the broadest product lines of digital cameras on the market today spanning the spectrum of interest from novice through pro-sumer digital photographer. Vivitar offer 12-megapixel through 3-megapixel digital cameras.
“Vivitar gives SED International a large opportunity to sell all channels of business which SED services. Vivitar’s large variety of cameras covers the consumer who needs the basic digital camera to the consumer who wants to use video or make high resolution photos. This is a great opportunity for SED,” said Tom Roper, VP & GMM of Consumer Electronics for SED International.
Vivitar is the latest in a rapidly growing lineup of consumer electronics vendor partners for the distributor in the U.S. market. Other recent additions include Samsung, JVC, Universal Remote Control, Bell’O, and Audiovox. SED offers a strong mix of services and programs for CE and IT resellers, including display programs, floor planning, same day shipping, and the recently rolled out SED Rewards™ incentive program.
About Vivitar Corporation
Based in Southern California for nearly 70 years, Vivitar Corporation has cultivated a rich heritage of photographic product development and imaging technology innovation. Vivitar is a leading brand of digital and film cameras and offers a complete line of photographic products. Vivitar has offices in the United States, Hong Kong, UK, France, and Canada, and is an independent and wholly-owned subsidiary of Tempe, Arizona based digital entertainment product company Syntax-Brillian Corporation. Additional information about Vivitar can be found at www.vivitar.com.
About SED International, Inc.
SED International, Inc., founded in 1980 is a leading provider of consumer electronics, computer, and wireless communications products to channel partners throughout the United States and Latin America.
Known for industry leading service levels, SED International delivers world-class offerings including flexible financing, end-user fulfillment, expert technical support, and customized reseller programs. SED International is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with additional sales offices and distribution centers in Dallas, TX; Miami, FL; Tampa, FL; City of Industry, CA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Bogota, Columbia. Additional information can be found at www.sedonline.com.
(First posted on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 13:09 EDT)