Cohen's Electronics takes home "Retailer of the Year" award

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - The Alabama Retail Association and the University of Alabama at Birmingham have named 12 oustanding Alabama retailers as "Retailers of the Year."

One of those businesses, a father and son electronics company, is based in Montgomery.

Cohen's, which helps WSFA 12 News in getting the word out about "The Big Switch" recieved the Silver Award at the ninth annual award ceremony Tuesday.

"We are not just selling boxes," Raymond Cohen, founder and president of the company said. Retail can be viable if you stick to core values such as customer service."

Mr. Cohen and his brother, Isaac, opened the Record Shop in 1957 in the Normandale Shopping Center. The name changed to Cohens Electronics and Appliances in 1977.