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Strutting Their Stuff at CEDIA: TiVo Mega, GoRave Wireless Audio Streaming and More

TiVo, Steinway Lyngdorf, GoRave, Rachio among companies previewing products at CEDIA Expo 2014.

CE Pro Editors · September 10, 2014

Increase Your Margins by Selling Home Theater Seating

Entertainment furniture is a multi-billion dollar industry. Yet most custom installers do not include furniture into proposals or budgets. Now is the time to replenish those lost profits, and home theater seating will help CE pros do just that. This White Paper will show you how to choose a seating company, why home theater seating […]

CE Pro Editors · October 31, 2012

The Ultimate CE Profile

We wanted to get a better idea of “who are you,” so we asked about your background, education, politics, stresses and more. We’ll be celebrating the 20th anniversary of CE Pro in 2013, and with the industry and technology as volatile as ever, we thought this would be a good time to find out the […]

CE Pro Editors · October 03, 2012

CE Pro 100 2012

Would this year’s CE Pro 100 list of highest-revenue integrators be more aptly named the CE Pro 97+3? Last year’s No. 1, ADT, is near the top again and another mass-market security company, Vivint, made a major move in 2011. But for the first time, Best Buy entered and the big-box retailer and its Geek […]

CE Pro Editors · April 29, 2012

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 […]

CE Pro Editors · 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

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

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