By Julie Jacobson · November 13, 2018 • Interview: Months after acquiring home-tech distributor Allnet, SnapAV adds Volutone for a total of 11 branch locations, with potentially more acquisitions to come.
By Julie Jacobson · October 17, 2018 • Mark Fukuda, CEO of the newly merged home-technology distributors AVAD + WAVE Electronics, discusses new corporate name, house brands, security channel, pro AV sector, and what used to keep him up at night.
By Julie Jacobson · October 3, 2018 • WAVE principal Mark Fukuda named CEO of new home-technology mega distributor after Kingswood Capital acquires the Houston-based company and merges it with AVAD LLC.
By Lisa Montgomery · September 17, 2018 • Just in time delivery, tech support, design services offered for AVAD’s new exclusive vendor partnership with Savant.
By Jason Knott · August 15, 2018 • 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.
By Arlen Schweiger · April 10, 2018 • Don’t call it a buying group; the Home Technology Specialists of America ‘trade consortium’ welcomes record attendance to its spring conference, where emerging technology such as Delos’ DARWIN home health/wellness platform, energy management were highlighted.
By CE Pro Editors · March 30, 2018 • Exactly 7,500 votes from integrators identify the 2018 CE Pro Quest for Quality Award winners for outstanding customer service, tech support, deal programs and much more.
By CE Pro Editors · August 24, 2017 • AVAD will offer Samsung's picture frame TV, called The Frame, at locations throughout North America.
By CE Pro Editors · August 22, 2017 • AVAD is committed to the CEDIA channel, and its CEDIA 2017 booth will highlight that with new products from Samsung, LG, Jamo and Hikvision, as well as a sports bar feel and full coffee bar.
By CE Pro Editors · August 20, 2017 • Distributor AVAD announces four new locations plus expansion into northern Florida.
By CE Pro Editors · August 19, 2017 • Upgraded search functionality and detailed order history available through AVAD’s dealer portal.
By Jason Knott · August 9, 2017 • Kingswood Capital Management ownership says AVAD is positioned for 'strong year' with 11 new branches, four new cities, new headquarters and more.
By Robert Archer · June 19, 2017 • General Distribution is clearly regional in nature, but ADI and AVAD lead the way. Check out the complete list in our 2017 Brand Analysis.
By Jason Knott · June 6, 2017 • AVAD is opening 11 new distribution branches in June as well as new headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz.
By Jason Knott · April 17, 2017 • Elite Sight and Sound in North Carolina leans on distributor AVAD for design and product selection assistance for commercial collaboration job.