Reports/Downloads

Ultimate Guide to In-wall/In-ceiling Speakers 2009

Although it may not seem like it, the economy has shown signs of recovery. Some of the most important indicators, such as housing and oil prices, have begun to stabilize (at least at press time) and some economists are predicting a turnaround later t

Jul 30, 2009

Ultimate Guide to Distribution 2009

Download the Ultimate Guide to Distribution 2009 for a comprehensive list of 206 distributors, including 39 that upgraded to share shipping policies, credit terms, products mixes and even their Twitter accounts. The distributors in this guide are cat

Jun 29, 2009

Ultimate Guide to Front Projectors 2009

The heart of the home theater—the front projector category—is doing its part to build the custom installation industry’s client base. This year’s “Ultimate Guide to Front Projectors” includes a $185,000 model from

Jun 08, 2009

2009 CE Pro 100 Brand Analysis

This year’s CE Pro 100 profiled the industry’s highest-grossing dealers. The profiles included the brands each integrator offered the most for 34 custom electronics categories. This whitepaper includes those brands most cited in each cate

Jun 04, 2009

CE Pro 100 2009

The recession is finally hitting the industry’s highest-revenue integrators. Data for the 11th annual list shows installations down 5 percent, but revenue-per-employee is up. The largest custom installation companies in the industry are not coa

May 04, 2009

Central Vacuum – Sweep in the Profits

No one’s going to say that central vacuum is the sexiest technology you can offer your clients. It isn’t – not by a longshot. But in a world of declining margins on A/V products, central vac provides a breath of fresh air to your re

Feb 16, 2009