Welcome to the iDEA Website

iDEA is a department within EMA dedicated to independent retailers..

The iDEA vision is to place independent retailers in control of our own destiny. The iDEA is intended to empower the independent sector of our industry to grow our businesses through networking, communication, education, and business tools. 


   2014 Scholarship Announced

    Son of Ingram Entertainment Employee to Receive $16,000 for College  ENCINO, CA (June 9, 2014) … Ayush Kumar of Milwaukie, Oregon has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 scholarship from the EMA Scholarship Foundation, the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced today. Kumar will receive $4,000 per year for up to four years to attend college. More>>>


Make Better Buying Decisions! 
January 2015 Titles Now Available

Welcome to the new  videoretailer.com webcast program. videoretailer.com was always the voice of information for buyers. Now, we have taken the original videoretailer.com to a whole new level with our webcast system. Each month a panel of experts and successful store buyers will participate in a discussion of upcoming releases. They will give their opinions on which titles to buy and which to skip. They will even make recommendations on how titles should perform. View the Buying Guide


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