Latest news & PR.
Keep updated on the latest armour news and press announcements
We’re delighted to announce we have appointed Fidelity Imports as the exclusive US distributor of our leading phono cartridge and record care brand, Goldring. From today, Fidelity Imports will be responsible for distributing Goldring’s entire portfolio of products throughout the US, including its range of award-winning moving magnet, moving coil and moving iron cartridges and its stylus and vinyl cleaning kits.
Founded in 1906, Goldring remains one of the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of class-leading phono cartridges and has always been at the forefront of innovation. Today, with more than 100 years of rich heritage behind them, Goldring continues to deliver high performance, premium quality, British-designed products for the specialist cartridge and turntable market, including the award-winning flagship moving coil Ethos cartridge and the entry-level E series range.
With more than 45 years’ combined experience in the audio industry working with some world-renowned companies, Fidelity Imports has assembled an impressive portfolio of leading audio brands, alongside a carefully chosen network of like-minded US retail clients. Its track-record of elevating audio brand sales and awareness in the US is second-to-none.
Steve Jain, Managing Director and Co-founder of Fidelity Imports, says: “We are building a curated portfolio of the world’s finest audio products, and Goldring’s cartridges and record care products have over 100 years of rich heritage and expertise. Fidelity Imports is honored to be the exclusive US importer of Goldring.”
Chris Emerson, Sales Director at Armour Home Electronics, commented: “We are very proud of Goldring’s rich heritage and high-standing in the audio industry, so choosing the right US distributor to honor our brand values is important. Through their diligent work on our Q Acoustics loudspeaker brand, distributing our higher-end product portfolio across the US, Fidelity Imports has clearly demonstrated a high level of success utilising its extensive network of contacts across specialist and mainstream retail channels. We look forward to working with them to help bring Goldring products to a wider audience across the pond.”
Established in 2018, Fidelity Imports is an importer and distributor of some of the world’s finest audio products. Fidelity was founded by two friends who have spent their entire lives in the Audio Industry. Fidelity Imports is building a curated portfolio of truly special boutique audio brands. We breathe music!
Our products are only available through the finest, specifically chosen group of retailers across the US. The limited number of partners are chosen based on the outstanding level of service they provide and the assortment of complimentary products they offer to their customers.
Formed in 2003, Armour Home is a specialist manufacturer and distributor of audio, AV and multi-room equipment. Having separated from Armour Group plc and restructured its operations in 2015, Armour Home designs, develops and manufactures products under six owned brands – Q Acoustics, QED, Goldring, Audica, Systemline and Q Acoustics Install – alongside third-party distribution of Grado headphones, Astell&Kern premium portable high-resolution audio devices and products made by iFi Audio.