By CE Pro Editors · April 4, 2017 • More than 7,400 votes from integrators identify the CE Pro 2017 Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support and more.
By Jason Knott · March 3, 2017 • Novus Distribution and NewLine Reps open in suburban Boston to serve residential and commercial integrators. Grand opening set for March 28.
By Advertorial · February 16, 2017 • Not ready to settle for finicky wireless IP solutions, iEvolve Technology finds a formula for success with Lux surveillance cameras.
By Jason Knott · February 7, 2017 • Google Home voice control is being sold via channel distribution at Capitol, joining Amazon Echo in its line card.
By CE Pro Editors · January 25, 2017 • Catalyst AV network of 11 privately owned distributors had cumulative revenue growth of 23% in 2016, a record for its members.
By Dennis Holzer · January 25, 2017 • Residential integrators who branch into new opportunities, like security, have an advantage with the growing number of tech-savvy consumers.
By CE Pro Editors · December 15, 2016 • Distributor AVAD announces new branches in San Diego, Atlanta, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Boston, Houston, Charlotte and Denver; distribution hubs in Baltimore and Phoenix; and a sales resource in northern Florida.
By Robert Archer · December 13, 2016 • AVAD's Vendopalooza 2017 dealer tour will make stops in Boston, New York, Scottsdale, San Diego and Toronto. Dealers will have the opportunity to meet with more than three dozen manufacturers during these shows.
By Advertorial · November 29, 2016 • WAVE Electronics VP Ainslie Fukuda discusses how the distributor is helping integrators maximize their equipment margin, improve their efficiency in the field and find qualified labor.
By Jason Knott · November 23, 2016 • PowerHouse Alliance's decision to carry broad Vizio line of TVs was met with trepidation, but is paying dividends for the distributor and for integrators.
By Jason Knott · November 10, 2016 • Distributor AVAD will move away from reliance on physical branch locations to centralized distribution centers, expanded field sales force with call centers, and web portal for purchasing. New Experience Centers will be opened.
By Jason Knott · November 1, 2016 • MRI Premium Distribution Services gathered 400 integrators for its 15th annual Expo, which had training sessions on the exhibit floor.
By Julie Jacobson · September 19, 2016 • Denon’s DN-300Z is a ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of audio, Philips makes a 4K HDR Blu-ray player, every dealer should carry doorbell cameras in their vans … and more from distributor Capitol Sales at CEDIA 2016. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · August 31, 2016 • New for CEDIA 2016: Online product catalog, distributor and proposal software company SupplyStream announces corporate rebranding to Portal. The company has also eliminated its $29/month membership fees and created an iPhone app.
By Julie Jacobson · July 28, 2016 • CE Pro interviews new AVAD CEO Tom Jacoby after the distributor was acquired by private equity firm Kingswood Capital: “We don’t see this as a broken company that needs to be fixed." (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)