AVAD Initiates Radical Business Model Change
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.
Nov 10, 2016
MRI Expo Touts New Look for 2016; Draws 400 Attendees
MRI Premium Distribution Services gathered 400 integrators for its 15th annual Expo, which had training sessions on the exhibit floor.
Nov 01, 2016
How One SoCal Rep Turned Around a Sagging Territory
AV Partners in Southern California proves that independent manufacturer’s reps are not outdated and still valuable to integrators’ businesses.
Sep 30, 2016
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Who Knew Philips Made a 4K HDR Blu-ray Player? And Other Goodies from Capitol Sales
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.
Sep 19, 2016
SupplyStream Changes Name to ‘Portal,’ Eliminates Dealer Fees, Launches iPhone App
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.
Aug 31, 2016
New CEO Discusses Vision for AVAD as Independent Co.; a Return to CEDIA
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."