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CE Pro Podcast #85: Inside the Nationwide/Azione Merger

Tom Hickman of Nationwide Marketing Group and Richard Glikes offer further insight into the recent merger of the two buying groups.

Jason Knott · December 10, 2021

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New Azione Board Members Include 2 Integrators

Azione Unlimited has announced two new dealer board members and one returning vendor board member. The Azione Unlimited board consists of five dealer members and five vendor members that amplifies The Smart Home Association’s mantra that dealers and vendors are equals. The newly elected dealers are Nick DeClemente of Elevated Integration in New York and Paul […]

Robert Archer · December 07, 2021

4 Ways to Overcome COVID-19 Related Supply Chain Woes

By altering holdback percentages and accommodating for price increased within a contract, integrators can more effectively side-step COVID-19 related supply chain issues.

Jason Knott · November 03, 2021

Leading Buying Groups Nationwide Marketing Group, Azione Unlimited Announce Merger

By joining forces, Nationwide Marketing Group, Azione Unlimited create portfolio of capabilities for 450+ custom integrators serving today’s expanding smart home and related technologies markets.

CE Pro Editors · October 20, 2021

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Nationwide Marketing Group Merges with Azione Unlimited

Nationwide Marketing Group, a national buying and marketing group for appliance, electronics, custom integrators, furniture, bedding and outdoor living retailers, and Azione Unlimited, a group of custom integrators and manufacturers, have merged to form the most capable and results driven whole home platform. Together, Nationwide and Azione serve a diverse network of more than 450 custom […]

Robert Archer · October 20, 2021

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Fla. Integrator Millennium Systems Design Maximizes Modus VR Software Tool

Modus VR platform helps Orlando-based Millennium Systems Design save time and expense, land jobs, impress trade partners, and get new technician up to speed.

CE Pro Editors · October 15, 2021

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Can You Eliminate Your Lead Technician Positions?

Integrator migrates away from lead technicians to project managers with positive results. Is that a formula you can repeat?

Jason Knott · October 06, 2021

CE Pro Lighting & Shade Deep Dive: Fixtures Bolster Lighting Controls Market for Integrators

Median number of lighting fixtures per project is 10 at $815 per fixture average price point; 13% increase in LED fixture revenues predicted.

Jason Knott · October 04, 2021

Azione Makes Sweet Music in Nashville

Azione Unlimited has 230 attendees gather in Music City for fall conference to share ideas on company structure, efficiency.

Jason Knott · September 28, 2021

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Industry Icon Sam Runco Tells His ‘Success Through Failure’ Story

Speaking at Azione, Runco recalls how pool hustling, ‘porno stores,’ and 2.5 years in prison molded the ‘wise guy nerd’ to CEDIA’s top honor.

Jason Knott · September 24, 2021