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Discount Golf World Takes Social Commerce To A Whole New Level

Quincy, IL (2/17/2011) – One of the biggest challenges facing retailers is how to give customers a seamless shopping experience between their own website and any other shopping experience they may offer on social sites such as FaceBook.com . Customers today expect to have a similar experience when interacting with your brand, regardless what medium they choose. Whether it is on the web, mobile, or now even social, if you are unable to give your customers a consistent experience on all channels you run the risk of loosing that customer.

This week DiscountGolfWorld.com , a subsidiary of 1st in Video-Music World, brought to market their version of a social shopping application. The application, specifically designed for FaceBook.com , was designed with the thought in mind that customers expect to have similar experiences across all channels. Discount Golf World has taken the layout and general functionality of their full website, condensed it to fit, and made it function within the FaceBook.com platform. Now whether a customer visits www.DiscountGolfWorold.com or the Discount Golf World page on Facebook they can receive the same great shopping experience. The application can be viewed here: http://ow.ly/40DXk .

The biggest advantage to creating and using their own application is that the navigation and buying experience is exactly the same between the app and DiscoutnGolfWorld.com . Any product that is on DiscountGolfWorld.com will automatically be present within the shopping application. Along with that, all pricing updates and changes in inventory levels are automatically synced between the two. The shopping app is also designed so that any specials or promos on the website will be active and live on FaceBook as soon as they are live on the main website. Social shopping is the new gamble in online retail, and Discount Golf World just upped the ante.

1ST IN VIDEO-MUSIC WORLD, Inc. LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITES
Your Electronic Warehouse and Discount Golf World websites get make over.

Quincy, IL – 1st in Video – Music World, inc. launched new websites this past week for their subsidiaries Your Electronic Warehouse and Discount Golf World. The new designs give a fresh look and feel to the websites, but not just for cosmetic purposes. With the last major overhaul to the two sites being almost 5 years ago, the new website launch offers new features that will also provide a more enjoyable user experience.

Within both sites, 4Electronicwarehouse.com and DiscountGolfWorld.com, customers can now easily browse the product offerings in a much more organized and efficient manner. With tie-ins to social sites such as Facebook and Twitter, users on the sites will now easily be able to share their finds with their friends. Users of the sites will now have easier access to the Electronics Guru and The Modern Golfer blog sections as well. “It has been a long time coming,” says Dennis Boudreau, company CEO. “The new design of our sites will hopefully give us the flexibility to continue to grow into the future and adapt more easily to our customers needs”.

About 1st in Video – Music World, Inc.
1st in Video – Music World, Inc. was founded in 1976 and currently operates Your Electronic Warehouse (www.4ElectronicWarehouse.com), Discount Golf World (www.DiscountGolfWorld.com), 4Luggage (www.4DiscountTravel.com.
The company was recently recognized on INC Magazine’s list of fastest growing companies. Internet Retailer Magazine has also listed the company on the HOT 100 Best Retail Websites and was named as the 27th fastest growing e-Retailer of the Internet Retailer Top 500. The company operates retail stores in Quincy, IL and manages several golf courses’ pro-shops in the Midwest.

For more news and information about 1st in Video – Music World, Inc., please visit our corporate website at www.1stInVideoMusicWorld.com

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Dennis Boudreau to Speak at the Internet Retailer Conference Expo 2010

Quincy, IL 3/10/2010 – Dennis Boudreau, CEO of 1st in Video-Music World, has been selected as a speaker at the Internet Retailer Conference Expo 2010 (ICRE2010). Boudreau will be presenting with Andrew Wheeler of iProspect and Anne Baston of Indigo Books & Music.  The session is titled, “The science of keyword management” and will be presented on Workshop Day 1 of ICRE2010 at 11:00 AM. Continue reading

Your Electronic Warehouse Wins BizRate Circle of Excellence Award

Quincy, IL 09/22/09 — Your Electronic Warehouse was named by BizRate® Research, a leading consumer feedback network, a winner of its tenth annual BizRate® Circle of Excellence. The award recognizes top online retailers that provided outstanding customer experiences throughout the year, as rated by their customers. Continue reading

1st In Video-Music World Launches 4Luggage.com

Industry leader expands customer selection and maximizes integration.

QUINCY, IL – September 1, 2009 – 1st In Video-Music World, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of a new website, www.4Luggage.com. The website specializes in high-quality luggage, travel accessories and related travel goods such as bag locks, portable electronics and sports gear. 4Luggage.com features the industry-leading brands of Eagle Creek, Briggs & Riley, Heys, Samsonite, Bose and many others. Continue reading

1st in Video – Music World, Inc. Included on Inc. Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Companies With Sales Growth of 131%

NEW YORK, August 27, 2009 – 1st in Video – Music World, Inc was ranked for the third year in a row on Inc. Magazine’s list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the country. The Inc. 5,000, an extension of Inc. Magazine’s annual Inc. 500 list, ranks companies based on their sales growth over a three year period. The expanded list incorporates many businesses that are too big to grow at the pace required to make the Inc. 500. Taken as a whole, the companies on the Inc. 5,000 represent the backbone of the U.S. economy. Continue reading

1st in Video – Music World Announces Expansion Plans

Quincy, IL 2/1/2008 – Due to the companies fast growth online, 1st in Video – Music World, Inc. is expanding into a 30,000 square foot state-of-the-art distribution center located at 1400 N 30th Street, Quincy, IL. The company will continue to operate its retail stores of Your Electronic Warehouse, Discount Golf World and Quincy’s Discount Travel of their current retail locations in the 2800 block of Broadway. Continue reading