The Source awards top vendors at annual vendor convention

BARRIE, ON, Aug. 19 /CNW/ - The Source, one of Canada's largest consumer electronics and wireless retailers, today announced the winners of its annual Merchandising Excellence Award. This prestigious award program was established in 2008 and is presented to the consumer products companies who demonstrate outstanding commitment to meeting and exceeding consumer expectations.

"We are constantly amazed by the commitment of our vendors," said Bruce Dinan, Executive Vice President, Merchandising, Marketing and Supply Chain, The Source. "The dedication of these companies makes The Source a destination for the most up-to-date consumer technology, enabling us to offer customers today's hottest devices suited for their lifestyle"

The Merchandising Excellence Award ceremony was held Wednesday, August 18, 2010 at The Source's annual vendor convention in Mississauga, Ontario. The following 10 vendors are winners of the 2010 Merchandising Excellence Award:

    President's Award

    -   Samsung Electronics

    Merchandising Excellence 2010 Winners

    -   Hewlett-Packard(Canada) LTD
    -   Scosche Industries, INC.
    -   Sony of Canada LTD
    -   Toshiba of Canada LTD
    -   Dane-Elec USA
    -   Affinity Electronics
    -   Canon Canada Inc
    -   SCEA Trading Inc - Playstation
    -   Vtech Technologies

    About The Source

The Source is a leading Canadian consumer electronics retailer with more than 700 stores across the country, all of them offering a wide range of brand name communications, computing, television and audio products. More than 70 per cent of Canadians live within five kilometres of stores operated or licensed by The Source, and more than 80 million technology-savvy consumers shop at The Source each year. Visit for more details.

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