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What’s Your Liability with Takeover Jobs?

Key questions regarding takeover jobs revolve around the ownership of the ‘abandoned’ equipment, and the status of the previous dealer’s contract.

Jason Knott · July 09, 2020

CE Pro Podcast #14: 2020 First Half Review; Second Half Outlook

Power trio of Frank Sterns, Tom Doherty and Jeremy Burkhardt break down surprisingly first six months of 2020 and offer cautious outlook for rest of year.

Jason Knott · July 08, 2020

2020 Distribution Guide

Distributors are taking important steps during the current pandemic to help integrators succeed. Whether through training, heightened cleaning or pick up and delivery options, these distributors are trusted partners for our CE Pros.

Andrew Nichols · July 06, 2020

Las Vegas Integrator Adds 25% More Staff During Pandemic

Acoustic Design Systems (ADS) hires 14 new technicians and sales team members due to demand aided by service agreements, virtual appointments.

Jason Knott · June 29, 2020

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Profit by Installing Invisible Loudspeakers on Every Project

Maxicon includes at least 1-2 audio zones of Stealth Acoustics invisible speakers on 100% of projects, and earns 3X revenue on product and labor vs. traditional architectural speakers.

Arlen Schweiger · June 25, 2020

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Best Buy to Reopen 800 Stores on June 15

Best Buy to reopen 800 stores and rehire 9,000 furloughed employees. Patrons will not need an appointment. Stores will be limited to 25% capacity.

Jason Knott · June 10, 2020

How L.A. Integrator Sold 7 Samsung Terrace Outdoor TVs in First Week

Video & Audio Center/Just One Touch uses a combination of radio ads and email to promote the new Samsung The Terrace outdoor displays.

Jason Knott · June 08, 2020

Best Buy Retains 81% of Sales During Pandemic

Best Buy reports a 155% uptick in online sales and retains 81% of sales during last six weeks of Q1, despite stores being closed during pandemic.

Jason Knott · May 21, 2020

CEDIA Study: Coronavirus Impact Hits Industry Hard

CEDIA COVID-19 Study reveals business fell for 85% of integrators with most projects delayed 1 to 3 months. Paying bills and staff safety are top concerns.

Jason Knott · May 14, 2020

7 Rules to Reinvent Luxury Business Models Post Coronavirus

The Luxury Institute advises companies focused on affluent clients to focus on employees, being more agile and more personal, plus lower their fixed costs.

Jason Knott · May 13, 2020