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Top-Selling Smart Home Surveillance Cameras in 2020 Revealed

Ring, Arlo, Wyze, Google Nest and Alarm.com account for 30% of 42.5 million home video surveillance cameras sold in 2020.

Jason Knott · May 10, 2021

Best and Worst Small U.S. Cities to Start a Small Business Revealed

Looking to start a small business? Here are some locations you should strongly consider and some you might want to leave alone.

Jason Knott · April 23, 2021

housing starts

Single-Family Housing Starts Down 8.5% to Start 2021

While single-family housing starts ended 2020 on a high note, increases in lumber prices have added $24,000 to the cost of building the average home in 2021.

CE Pro Editors · March 17, 2021

Regional Wage & Salary Breakdowns for CI Industry Reveal Wide Disparity

Overall, dealers report they increased their employee wages by a miniscule 0.2% in 2020. Use this interactive map to find your region.

Jason Knott · March 02, 2021

Which Major Metros Are Primed for Active Remodeling Spending in 2021?

Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Tucson, Charlotte and Phoenix top the list of cities expected to see highest gains in 2021 remodeling spending.

Jason Knott · February 11, 2021

Which CE Brands Elicit the Most Brand Loyalty?

Sony, Samsung, LG and Monster have highest consumer brand loyalty and the highest expectations, according to survey.

Jason Knott · February 01, 2021

U.S. Single-Family Housing Starts End 2020 Up 12%; 2021 Outlook Muddled

Single-family housing starts hits 1.34 million, highest since 2006. Rising lumber prices and new regs could slow market in 2021.

Jason Knott · January 21, 2021

Study Finds a Majority of U.S. Workers Feel Unsafe Returning to the Office

Honeywell study finds over 70% of the U.S. workforce does not feel completely safe working in their employer’s buildings. This number stretches beyond 80% for those working remotely.

CE Pro Editors · January 20, 2021

Research: Single-Family Housing Starts Remain Strong in November Despite Challenges

Builders were unable to keep up with demand during November due in part to rising regulatory and construction costs, lot shortages, and a lack of laborers.

CE Pro Editors · January 13, 2021

ISE trade events

Study: 98% of AV Industry Misses In-Person Trade Events

A study from ISE finds that almost everybody in the AVIXA and CEDIA industries longs to attend trade show events again in person.

Robert Archer · December 23, 2020