Epson Voted Number One Overall Home Video Company by Inside Track for the Fourth Year in a Row

Home Theater Dealers Give Top Grades to Number One Selling Projector Brand Worldwide

Mar 03, 2011, 03:01 ET from Epson America, Inc.

LONG BEACH, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Epson, the number one selling projector brand worldwide(i), today announced that it has been ranked the number one Home Video company in the annual Supplier Loyalty Report by inside track for the fourth consecutive year. The report is based on an independent survey of consumer electronics retailers and custom installers throughout North America.

"Epson garnered the number one overall ranking in the Home Video group for the fourth year in a row thanks to its ongoing efforts to deliver consistent, high-performance products, coupled with an unwavering commitment to provide dealers the right combination of pricing, support and inventory options," said Gisela Schoell, editor, inside track. "Leveraging open dealer communications, Epson focuses their offering and service to give dealers what they need to successfully sell front projection and maximize revenues and profit."

Epson received number one rankings in seven out of 16 categories, including Product Reliability, Inventory Turns, Price Protection, Tech Support, Resolution of Service Issues, Quality of Sales Reps, and Ease of Doing Business. Epson also ranked second in Business Programs and Just in Time Delivery; third in Product Performance and Dealer Training; and fourth in Assortment, Distribution Policies and Margin.

"In today's competitive market, Epson is proud to make serving our dealers and installers a top priority," said Rajeev Mishra, director, Projector Marketing and Development, Epson America. "We're very excited to see that our efforts in providing high-quality, high-performing home entertainment solutions have been recognized."

The 2011 inside track survey consisted of 215 dealers across the U.S. and Canada. More information regarding the survey and results can be found at www.inside-track-online.com.  

About Epson America, Inc.

Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through its compact, energy-saving, high-precision technologies, with a wide lineup ranging from printers and 3LCD projectors for business and the home, to electronic and crystal devices. Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 80,000 employees in 102 companies around the world. Epson is proud of its ongoing contributions to the global environment and the communities in which it operates and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, an indicator for leading companies in economic, environmental and social criteria, for the third year in a row. Epson America, Inc. based in Long Beach, Calif. is Epson's regional headquarters for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America. To learn more about Epson, please visit: www.Epson.com. You may also connect with Epson America on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/EpsonAmerica), Twitter (http://twitter.com/EpsonAmerica) and YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/EpsonTV).

Note: Epson is a registered trademark of Seiko Epson Corporation.  All other product brand names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies.  Epson disclaims any and all rights in these trademarks.

(i) Based upon Q2 2008 worldwide front projection market share estimates from Pacific Media Associates

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