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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

Lennar Embraces Best Buy, Exceptional Innovation, ConnectedLife.Home

Best Buy is going to sell a packaged solution of Media Center plus home automation by Lifeware. Literally, it’s a package — a box that is shipped to the customer and later installed by Best Buy. We have all the details and plenty of opinions on the matter.

Julie Jacobson · December 25, 2006