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Tips for Working With Designers

Learn more about the necessary relationship between integrators and designers and how it results in happier clients and improved projects.

Peter Smith · March 17, 2020

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Responding to Coronavirus: How CE Pros Can Communicate with Customers

Whether via website, social media channels or email, take the opportunity to keep clients updated on your sales and support services capabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Arlen Schweiger · March 17, 2020

Digging into Vivint’s Staggering Raw Numbers

Newly public Vivint Smart Home reveals $1.2B in 2019 revenue, 1.5M subscribers, margins at 40.6%, $66 in RMR per subscriber and 15 devices per installation.

Jason Knott · March 10, 2020

Benjamin Larkin Named President of ListenUP

Benjamin Larkin has been appointed president of ListenUp. As president, Larkin will be charged with executive oversight and strategic planning for all of ListenUp’s business activities, working to build off of the company’s success and advance ListenUp forward into the new decade. Larkin joined ListenUp in 2007 as a member of the sales staff at […]

March 03, 2020

Best Buy’s Strong Growth Driven by In-Home Service Success

Posting 12 straight quarters of growth, Best Buy conducts 250,000 free in-home consultations in FY2020. Total Tech Support hits 2.3M subscribers.

Jason Knott · February 28, 2020

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Why the 2020 Election May Not Matter

Demographic expert reveals that the Millennials population boom will drive U.S. economy higher starting in 2022 through 2046 no matter who is elected.

Jason Knott · February 24, 2020

Industry Rock Stars Heading to Cleveland for CE Pro Summit

As part of the Total Tech Summit, the CE Pro Summit will rock Cleveland from Nov. 9-11 with a new app-driven format and expanded peer-to-peer interaction.

Jason Knott · February 18, 2020

2020 State of the Industry

Integrator Growth Looked Different in 2019. Find out Why.

Peter Smith · January 30, 2020

Industry Gets Long-Awaited Tariff Relief

Phase One trade deal signed by U.S. and China 4A cuts tariffs from 15% to 7.5% on loudspeakers, smart speakers, turntables, TVs, projectors and more.

Jason Knott · January 30, 2020

Does Your Contract Protect You from ‘Gross Negligence’?

Even with an ironclad contract, integrators can be sued for “gross negligence” on a project. So should you even include that term in your contract?

Jason Knott · January 27, 2020