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2011 CE Pro Special Report on Security

CE pros are salivating over security — what with all of the publicity from ADT, Verizon and Comcast, as well as newer product categories that mesh with an integrator’s existing skill set. In a recent CE Pro poll, 60 percent of dealers said they spec burglar alarms for residential/light commercial clients; 55 percent indicated they […]

May 15, 2011

CE Pro 100 2011

The largest integration companies in North America rebounded nicely in 2010 across the board. From traditional custom installation firms to retailers to security companies doing multi-subsystem installations, many companies had revenue increases. It is welcome news for the industry’s largest integration firms, who just like the rest of the industry, had a rough year in […]

CE Pro Editors · May 01, 2011

CE Pro 100 2011

The largest integration companies in North America rebounded nicely in 2010 across the board. From traditional custom installation firms to retailers to security companies doing multi-subsystem installations, many companies had revenue increases. It is welcome news for the industry’s largest integration firms, who just like the rest of the industry, had a rough year in […]

May 01, 2011

Audio Plus Brings Devialet Brand to North America

The distributor is introducing the unique French audio brand to audiences in the U.S. and Canada.

Rachel Cericola · December 15, 2010

2010 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

The CE Pro 100 profiles the industry’s highest-grossing dealers. The profiles include the brands each integrator offered the most for 38 custom electronics categories. This whitepaper includes those brands most cited in each category by the CE Pro 100. If a CE Pro 100 integrator listed the brand as being offered for a particular category, […]

CE Pro Editors · August 04, 2010

2010 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

The CE Pro 100 profiles the industry’s highest-grossing dealers. The profiles include the brands each integrator offered the most for 38 custom electronics categories. This whitepaper includes those brands most cited in each category by the CE Pro 100. If a CE Pro 100 integrator listed the brand as being offered for a particular category, […]

August 04, 2010

CE Pro 100 2010

The data from the 12th annual CE Pro 100 show a downturn of 17 percent in 2009 with the average company on the list reporting $5.43 million in residential custom installation revenues. That figure is down from $6.59 million last year and down 27 percent from the peak of $7.4 million reported in 2007. Correspondingly, […]

CE Pro Editors · August 03, 2010

CE Pro 100 2010

The data from the 12th annual CE Pro 100 show a downturn of 17 percent in 2009 with the average company on the list reporting $5.43 million in residential custom installation revenues. That figure is down from $6.59 million last year and down 27 percent from the peak of $7.4 million reported in 2007. Correspondingly, […]

August 03, 2010

Wow! Ingram Micro Acquires AVAD

Giant IT distributor Ingram Micro to pay up to $200 million for audio, video and home automation distributor AVAD.

Julie Jacobson · April 06, 2005