Features

  • IFA 2013: Samsung Press Conference

    By IER on September 5, 2013
    With all the interest surrounding the mobile technology that Samsung are putting into consumer hands in the very near future, such as the intriguing Galaxy Gear Smartwatch, many of the 200+ journalists in attendance for the second press conference must have wondered how Samsung could further show how they can push the innovation boundaries with Smart TV and home appliance […]
  • IFA 2013: Sony and Panasonic show commitment to 4K

    By IER on September 4, 2013
    This year’s IFA saw two of the consumer electronics giants usher in a new age in high definition technology designed to improve life for the everyday consumer. Panasonic’s press conference earlier in the day promised “A Better Life, A Better World” with connectivity across its products with fully customisable options so that no two experiences are the same. In addition […]
  • IFA 2013: Panasonic Press Conference

    By IER on September 4, 2013
    Panasonic’s press conference from this year’s IFA, including the unveiling of the WT600, the world’s first 4K TV with HDMI 2.0 support.
  • Independent Business Awards Winners 2013

    By IER on June 26, 2013
    At the 21st Independent Business Awards, the following were winners and highly commended in their categories on what was a much celebrated night. We at IER would like to thank all of you for your kind words following the event and demonstrating how our event is still an integral part of your calendars. We all sincerely look forward to next year’s awards and keeping […]
  • LG launches smart solutions at InnoFest 2013 in Berlin

    By IER on April 24, 2013
    ‘Smart solutions’ is a term that best describes the products launched by LG at its recent InnoFest 2013 event in Berlin. Anna Ryland reports. The Korean manufacturer, which holds the number one position in the global laundry market, with a 10.9% market share, and the second place in refrigeration, with a 9.7% share of the market, has demonstrated its technological […]
  • Special report: Belling launches a design collection

    By IER on April 3, 2013
    Sebastian Conran has designed for Belling a collection of built-in cooking appliances with modern but timeless appeal. Anna Ryland reports Belling has unveiled its first designer collection of built-in ovens, hobs and hoods in collaboration with Sebastian Conran. The collection is made in Britain and celebrates the best of British manufacturing and design.  The Belling Design • Sebastian Conran collection […]
  • Bringing it all back home

    By IER on February 28, 2013
    Supply expert MidwichHome Retail has demonstrated that by sticking to a quality service ethos while adopting business flexibility, it is possible to buck the economic trend. Stuart Hillis, Midwich Group PR communicator, reports. The past 12 months have seen an impressive 30% growth of the company – making it the fastest growing electronics retail supplier in the country. And rather […]
  • The community business

    By IER on February 28, 2013
    Dorset-based independent Holmans has earned the trust and loyalty of its customers by being a part of the local community for over sixty years. Anna Ryland reports. Holmans was founded in the historic market town of Wimborne, Dorset, in 1948 by William Holman, the grandfather of Gary and Steve Holman, who jointly manage the company today. Originally the business was […]
  • Free-to-air

    By IER on February 28, 2013
    Will the new HD channels requiring upgrades of digital equipment pose a threat to the future of free digital TV services, such as Freeview and Freesat? asks George Cole. Last year saw the UK finally switchover from analogue television to digital, which makes it good time to consider what the future holds for the two major digital free-to-air TV services, […]
  • Sony delivers a connected experience

    By IER on February 28, 2013
    Following the unveiling of its latest technology at CES 2013, Sony showcased an impressive line-up of its 2013 products and technologies to the UK press in its Weybridge HQ. With its latest offers Sony responded to consumers’ desire for networking and interacting with friends and family across all platforms and applications. Sony’s products deliver this using Wi-Fi capability, internet connectivity […]