Distributors/Reps

Vizio Gains Big-Time Traction in CE Market

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.

Nov 23, 2016

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AV Partners in Southern California proves that independent manufacturer’s reps are not outdated and still valuable to integrators’ businesses.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

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