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Where Do ProSource Dealers Come From?

So far this year, home-tech buying group ProSource has welcomed 12 new members to its roster of ‘Power Dealers’, adding $49 million in buying power to the organization. Where do these dealers come from?

Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2018

ProSource: ‘We’re Two Years Ahead of Everyone Else’ in Remote Managed Services

The ProSource buying group is pushing lighting control and remote managed services as new opportunities for home-technology integrators, adding OneVision, Parasol, SnapAV’s OvrC, Coastal Source and Colorbeam to its roster of providers.

Julie Jacobson · March 19, 2018

Move over 4K, ProSource is All About RMR and Dealer Productivity in 2018

ProSource added 13 new vendors in 2017, of which eight specialize in managed services and business productivity — a huge focus for the home-technology buying group in 2018. Here’s the latest in techs-for-hire, social-media management and productivity software from Summit 2018.

Julie Jacobson · March 08, 2018

9 Tips for Getting the Most out of a Home-Tech Buying Group

Whether you’re a member of HTSA, Azione, ProSource, HTSN, PSA or some other home-technology buying group, these tips all apply for getting the most out of your investment.

CE Pro Editors · November 22, 2017

ProSource Expert Warehouse Partners with Portal

ProSource inks deal to partner with distributor Portal to bring its product research tool and proposal software to the buying group’s Expert Warehouse distribution arm.

Jason Knott · November 21, 2017

Home Technology Buying Groups: Comparing HTSA, HTSN, ProSource, Azione

HTSA, HTSN, ProSource and Azione are considered the leading buying groups and networking organizations for home-technology and consumer-electronics professionals. Should you join one of them?

CE Pro Editors · November 20, 2017

Roon Labs Partners with ProSource to Provide Whole-House Hi-Res Audio

Music management software company Roon Labs partners with ProSource to provide the buying group’s members with a robust networked audio solution capable of providing whole-house audio.

Robert Archer · June 21, 2017

Sony Overtakes Samsung as Top TV Brand Among Smart-Home Pros

Sony proves that a commitment to the specialty A/V and smart-home installation channel pays off; replaces Samsung as top TV brand among CE Pro 100 integrators.

Julie Jacobson · May 31, 2017

Who Will Own the Home Cybersecurity Market – Security Dealers, Home-Automation Pros, Comcast?

If traditional home-automation integrators don’t get into the network-security business, it will be grabbed by companies like ADT, Comcast/Xfinity, Best Buy/Magnolia and a host of other competitors eager to own the smart home.

Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017

Besides Obvious Financial Metrics, What Other KPIs Do A/V Integrators Track?

Dealers in the ProSource buying group share other metrics and key performance indicators beyond standard financials, such as “bad customers,” Yelp scores, callbacks and employee satisfaction.

Julie Jacobson · May 12, 2017