Brick-and-mortar audio and home theater shops have been on the wane, but Northcoast Audio in Eureka, Calif., is bucking the trend.
They certainly are, because in an actual store you can touch, see and compare the sound of products you might buy!
In a store you can compare a bunch of headphones before you buy one, and that's exactly what's happening in Bozeman, Mont.
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Back in the day, hi-fi buyers auditioned gear with their own two ears. Now, it's about shopping online for the best deal. Is that a good idea?
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