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Slateplan Offers Free Version, New Features for System Estimation Software for Integrators

Integrators can enjoy a minimalist version of Slateplan’s floorplan-based design and estimation software for free. Coming soon: International versions.

Nov 18, 2015

NY Integrator Opens 15,000-Square-Foot Sports Mecca and Showroom

SIMPLAY is a retail showroom that features 8 separate sports simulators and is ‘the ultimate functional showroom’ for SEAL Solutions in Hauppauge, N.Y.

Nov 10, 2015

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Consider Going ‘Old School Retail’ This Holiday Season

Integrators with private appointment-only showrooms should open on Black Friday with retail-style hours with about a dozen sale items like wireless multiroom speakers, soundbars, subwoofers, programmable thermostats, security cams, alarms and smart d

Nov 04, 2015

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Your True Cost of Labor Is … ? Prepare to be Shocked!

When you calculate in benefits and your employee utilization rate, paying an installation technician $25 per hour really costs you a mind-blowing $92.02 per hour … and that is to break even! Here’s how it adds up.

Oct 29, 2015

Millennials Driving New Consumer Audio Trends

Millennials account for nearly half of all audio hardware spending ... and other research in the world of two-channel and home theater audio.

Oct 28, 2015

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What Defines 5-Star Service?

Standards of what makes for excellent service shouldn’t vary from one industry to the next. An integrator's service should be equivalent to a hotel concierge.

Sep 28, 2015