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SnapAV Acquires Volutone, Adding 7 Distributor Locations

Interview: Months after acquiring home-tech distributor Allnet, SnapAV adds Volutone for a total of 11 branch locations, with potentially more acquisitions to come.

Julie Jacobson · November 13, 2018

C.E.D. Reports Record Attendance at 2018 Fall Ball Event Series

Over 350 dealers showed up to the Consumer Electronics Distributors Fall Ball Event this year, including new attendees Sonos and Brilliant.

CE Pro Editors · October 17, 2018

Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers

Improved web portals, regular training events, self-pick warehouses with information kiosks, and broader product lines are among the abundant initiatives from distributors of audio, video, home automation and other home-tech products.

Jason Knott · August 15, 2018

MRI Expo Team-building: Grab Rum if Your Ship is Sinking

MRI Expo asks CE pros what would you take with you on the lifeboat if your ship was about to sink 1,500 miles at sea?

Jason Knott · October 31, 2017

PowerHouse Alliance Launches A2V House Brand Products

PowerHouse Alliance distributor consortium debuts at CEDIA 2017 its new house brand of mounts and racks dubbed A2V.

Jason Knott · August 30, 2017

CE Pro Presents 2017 Quest for Quality Awards: Service Is Still King

More than 7,400 votes from integrators identify the CE Pro 2017 Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support and more.

CE Pro Editors · April 04, 2017

Don’t Be Afraid to Diversify Your A/V Integration Business

Residential integrators who branch into new opportunities, like security systems, have an advantage with the growing number of tech-savvy consumers.

CE Pro Editors · January 25, 2017

Vizio Gains Big-Time Traction in CE Market

PowerHouse Alliance’s decision to carry broad Vizio line of TVs was met with trepidation, but is paying dividends for the distributor and for integrators.

Jason Knott · November 23, 2016

MRI Expo Touts New Look for 2016; Draws 400 Attendees

MRI Premium Distribution Services gathered 400 integrators for its 15th annual Expo, which had training sessions on the exhibit floor.

Jason Knott · November 01, 2016

Distributors Expand House Brands to Pump Up Integrator Margins

Distributors invest in house brands and add products from Apple, Bose and others to stem the growing retail/etail buying trend.

Jason Knott · July 05, 2016