Outdoor TV Specialist Pantel May be Going Under

Posted Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 11:00 AM PST by Dick Ward

Orders aren't being filled, calls aren't being answered, and inside sources say bankruptcy is on the way.

When we think of niche products, outdoor televisions immediately spring to mind. They're unnecessary for most and priced well above their indoor counterparts, but specializing in a niche market isn't a bad idea for a company.

Sadly though, it seems that things aren't working out well for Pantel. The company hasn't been responding to calls or emails since September and one dealer says that his distributor is unable to get TVs that he's ordered.

Company phones are disconnected and even the CEO's number results in a disconnect message. Pantel has not officially filed for bankruptcy as of yet, but these aren't good signs.

Source: CE Pro

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Tags: High-Def Retailing, Outdoor TVs, Pantel (all tags)