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CE Pro 100 in 2019: Lighting, Recurring Revenue, AI, and Efficiencies

Members of the CE Pro 100 share thoughts on which new technology categories and markets they plan on expanding into, shoring up operations efficiencies, hiring and retaining talent, customer service and RMR strategies.

Arlen Schweiger · June 05, 2019

Monitronics International Will File for Bankruptcy

Monitronics will be merged with its holding company Ascent Capital Group pending stockholder approval.

Rodney Bosch · May 24, 2019

Best Buy Learns ‘Ton of Surprises’ from Total Tech Support Clients

Best Buy’s Q1 revenues for fiscal year 2020 rise 1.1% despite effect of tariffs. Total Tech Support program offers better understanding of customer behavior.

Jason Knott · May 24, 2019

Crestron Partners with Domotz for Remote Management

Crestron has formed a partnership with Domotz that will give integrators greater visibility to their installed devices to reduce truck rolls, improve service, and open the opportunity for service agreements.

Jason Knott · May 23, 2019

ProSource: ‘Strange’ Market, 5G Glee, RMR Ambivalence, Marc Fisher Wins

The economy isn’t bad, just strange. 5G will be awesome, but so what? RMR isn’t ‘all that.’ Plus, lots of Marc Fisher, Legos and lighting at ProSource Spring Meeting 2019.

Julie Jacobson · May 20, 2019

Control4, SnapAV CEO Interviews: Analyzing the Home Automation Merger

SnapAV’s acquisition of Control4 will create a one-stop shop for professionally installed home automation, A/V, networking, other home technologies: CEOs John Heyman, Martin Plaehn

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2019

CE Pro 100 Integrators Remain Optimistic in 2019 Despite Market Plateau

CE Pro 100 integrators are reacting to the current economic state with measured enthusiasm, anticipating 12.7% percent revenue growth in 2019.

Jason Knott · May 08, 2019

2019 CE Pro 100: Top Home-Tech Installation Firms Up RMR, Predict 13% Growth

The 20th annual CE Pro 100 list of the highest-revenue custom installation companies reports $2.02 billion in custom revenues, plus 13% growth predicted for 2019.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

How Companies Verify Their CE Pro 100 Data

The CE Pro 100 list is ranked by the volume of billed, not booked, business from custom installation systems that incorporate a number of possible subsystems.

Jason Knott · May 01, 2019

Napco’s New iSecure May be Fastest, Easiest Route to Security, Home Automation RMR

Introduced at ISC West 2019, Napco claims its iSecure series of dual-path alarm and smart-home systems are “the first complete cellular alarm systems under $99 net.”

Julie Jacobson · April 26, 2019