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Best Buy’s Magnolia Launches Mag Care Remote Network Support, Powered by Domotz

New Mag Care app, powered by Domotz, is being deployed by Best Buy’s Magnolia to help customers monitor their own networks and receive remote tech-support from in-store specialists.

Julie Jacobson · May 19, 2017

Vivint Reports Q1 Net Loss, Continues Best Buy Rollout

No. 1 CE Pro 100 integrator Vivint reports that despite a net loss, total revenues increased in Q1 thanks in part to an increase in recurring revenue. Vivint also cements its relationship with Best Buy.

Rodney Bosch · May 18, 2017

Differentiating Your Smart-Home Business: CEDIA vs. DIY vs. Each Other

Smart-home integrators have to compete against other integrators, but also Geek Squad, electricians, security dealers, cable companies, consumers themselves (DIY) and more. Here are 6 ways to pick your targets and go after them head-on.

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2017

Vivint, Best Buy, ADT Top CE Pro 100 List of Smart-Home Integrators of 2017

CE Pro’s 2017 list of the highest revenue custom installation companies saw a whopping 24 percent increase in revenues over the last year, led by smart-home giants Vivint, Best Buy and ADT.

Jason Knott · May 16, 2017

Inside the Vivint Smart Home Stores at Best Buy: A Huge Paradigm Shift

CE Pro’s Julie Jacobson visited several Best Buy stores in San Antonio, Texas, where Vivint Smart Home is testing a new business model for selling and installing security and home automation systems.

Julie Jacobson · March 24, 2017

Vivint Partners with Best Buy on Smart Home; Builds out Sky AI; Teams with Airbnb

At CES 2017, Vivint announced a partnership with Airbnb, showcased new AI features of its security and home-automation platform, and said little about smart-home trial with Best Buy.

Julie Jacobson · January 06, 2017

CE Public Company Stocks Up 22% in 2016

Among 48 publicly traded stocks engaged in the security, IoT, home automation and consumer electronics industries, 36 of them saw stock price increases. Which one topped the list with a 134% jump?

Jason Knott · January 03, 2017

Home Theater, Connected Home Sales Influence Best Buy’s Positive Q3 Results

Best Buy reports better than expected third quarter results, with a little help from home theater, mobile phones, wearables and connected home products.

Chelsea Cafiero · November 18, 2016

Best Buy Blows Away Q2 Expectations; Stock Jumps 20%

Best Buy’s retail sales continue to grow despite analyst’s predictions. Home theater among growth categories. Online sales rise 24% in Q2.

Jason Knott · August 23, 2016

Leading California Integrator AudioVisions Joins HTSA

After 26 years in business, CE Pro 100 integrator AudioVisions finally joins a buying group, selecting Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA).

Jason Knott · March 02, 2016