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Selling Your Business: Avoiding the Double-Tax Ding on C Corp. After the Fact

Alarm dealer wants to sell his C Corp. business but doesn’t want to get double-dinged on taxes. Should he convert to an S Corp. before selling? Industry experts Ken Kirschenbaum and Mitch Reitman respond.

CE Pro Editors · March 15, 2016

Consumer Study Labels Smart Home Technology as ‘Broken Promise’

New study of 3,000 consumers by Support.com rails on home automation systems for having poor user experience and low value. In all, 79% of buyers label cost, setup, and maintenance as a ‘turn-off.’

Jason Knott · March 11, 2016

Do Your Customers Really Know What You’re Selling?

Try a new approach to highlighting your value proposition and selling the value of your company as a whole, not just a specific product or service.

Advertorial · March 08, 2016

D+M Group Weighs In on its Dolby Atmos vs. DTS:X Testing

Dolby Atmos and DTS:X aren’t as different as you might think, according to D+M Group (Denon, Marantz, Boston Acoustics, HEOS, et al), one of the first component manufacturers implementing the both the surround sound formats.

Chuck Schneider · March 08, 2016

The 20-Year Battle Behind Dolby Atmos vs. DTS:X

Searching for a winner in consumer electronics’ latest format skirmish between Dolby and DTS isn’t easy.

Chuck Schneider · March 03, 2016

Advantages of an Open Technology for Installers

The solution to non-standardised solutions with additional wiring effort and the need for complex commissioning software packages.

Advertorial · March 03, 2016

How Electronic Environments Operates $10M Custom Business in NYC with No Vehicles

Manhattan-based custom installation firm Electronic Environments works with top brands that have NYC showrooms, uses remote diagnostics, and owns zero company trucks, vans or sedans.

Jason Knott · March 02, 2016

Survey: Amazon Echo Open Platform Gets More Buzz than Apple, Google Home Control

Argus Insights survey says consumers are attracted to interoperability between home control devices and show disfavor toward closed or propriety platforms.

CE Pro Editors · March 02, 2016

PTS Multimedia Launches ProjX360 Software Management Suite

This Software Management Suite features tools for time tracking, scheduling, service invoicing, file management, and it offers QuickBook integration.

Robert Archer · February 24, 2016

Study Finds Whole-House Audio Is Not Meeting Sales Potential

Research from Futuresource indicates that despite the 30 percent growth of wireless speaker products in 2015 market expectations were not exactly met.

Robert Archer · February 18, 2016