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Best Buy Hits 1M Subscribers for $199 Total Tech Support Program

Best Buy passes 1 million members for annual $199 Total Tech Support service in less than one year. BBY stock price skyrockets 17%.

Jason Knott · February 28, 2019

Samsung 8K TVs Highlight Elite Clientele Super Bowl Watch Party

L.A.-area Just One Touch hosts 400 guests in swanky Bel Air for 8K Super Bowl watch party with 5 Samsung 8K TVs. Installation service insulates against post-Super Bowl ‘wardrobing’ returns.

Jason Knott · February 12, 2019

Want to Sell More 4K TVs? Start Selling 8K TVs… Now!

L.A. integrator says high price points for 8K TVs actually boost 4K TV sales dramatically.

Jason Knott · January 24, 2019

Wipliance Named CTA Integrator of the Year for 2019

Bellevue, Wash.-based Wipliance receives 2019 Consumer Technology Association TechHome Division Integrator of the Year Award at CES 2019.

Jason Knott · January 10, 2019

Smart Home, Consumer Electronics Stock Prices Tank in 2018

Stock prices for public companies in the smart home, consumer electronics, IoT and custom integration markets drop 19% on average in 2018. Sonos, ADT IPOs skid downward.

Jason Knott · January 02, 2019

27 Business Processes Every Integrator Should Document…in Writing

Writing down step-by-step processes for sales, installation, scheduling/delivery, service, remote service communication, proposal generation and more will boost profits.

Jason Knott · December 07, 2018

$9M Smart-Home Integrator Sells Biz to Employee and Top Client: Big Growth Planned

Greg Simmons and partner have sold their Las Vegas security and home-automation firm Eagle Sentry to long-time sales manager Cory Reif and top client Mark Lindsey, whose home is “the greatest showroom on Earth.”

Julie Jacobson · November 30, 2018

How One L.A. Integrator Spiked Its Black Friday Sales by 37%

Just One Touch / Video & Audio Center focuses on upper-tier products combined with $500 custom installation credit to have record-breaking Black Friday weekend sales.

Jason Knott · November 28, 2018

Best Buy to Focus on Total Tech Support as ‘Giftable’ Holiday Item

Best Buy reports strong Q3 revenues and ups forecasts for 2019. In-Home Advisors and Total Tech Support programs will spur growth.

Jason Knott · November 21, 2018

ADT Optimistic About Amazon Alexa; Reports Q3 Revenues Up 6%

ADT reports quarterly revenue of $1.15 billion, up 6 percent, primarily due to ADT Pulse smart home growth. Amazon Company looks to bring alarm voice response directly to law enforcement vehicles.

Jason Knott · November 13, 2018