By Arlen Schweiger · June 5, 2019 • 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.
By Lisa Montgomery · June 5, 2019 • Annual Houzz survey shows security a top tech during remodeling, home assistants purchased by one in four remodelers.
By Andrew Nichols · May 10, 2019 • The video game industry is growing rapidly, and with that comes the desire for high-end peripherals like gaming headsets. Here are a few well-made gaming headsets integrators should consider stocking for gaming room installations.
By Rodney Bosch · December 12, 2018 • Mass-market DIY home automation systems work for production homes, but should be deployed with ‘white-glove’ service, and supported after the fact: ‘Connected Home’ panel with DR Horton and KB Homes
By Jason Knott · October 29, 2018 • NPD researcher tells HTSA that smart home will grow by 20% each of the next 3 years led by premium smart home products and services. Google, Amazon partnerships vital.
By Robert Archer · August 9, 2018 • Comparing streaming content from Apple Music and MQA high-resolution audio from TIDAL, CE Pro’s Millennial panel overwhelmingly preferred MQA high-resolution audio.
By CE Pro Editors · July 26, 2018 • It's not so much that Millennials and other modern-day consumers want cheap; it's more that they want simple, convenient and immediate.
By Robert Archer · April 10, 2018 • A blind listening test reveals how Millennial consumers view older, physical audio formats and how these formats fit into today’s streaming audio world.
By CE Pro Editors · April 3, 2018 • While the common opinion is that Millennials are uninterested in home ownership, new data from the Census Bureau suggests the opposite.
By Andrew Nichols · March 12, 2018 • CE Pro's Millennial editors discuss how high-end audio manufacturers and dealers might better appeal to younger, digitally inclined buyers.
By Robert Archer · March 1, 2018 • With Baby Boomers re-prioritizing their spending, the high-performance audio industry needs to appeal to younger audiences. Millennials (and the young-at-heart) who market high-quality music systems share their experiences and advice.
By Jason Knott · February 15, 2018 • Lelch Audio Video uses strong marketing techniques, specializes in basement remodeling, and embraces responsive service plans to target Millennials.
By Julie Jacobson · November 22, 2017 • J.D. Power survey suggests wealth-management firms are ignoring 'emerging affluent Millennials', causing the generation to move to online investment vehicles. Custom home-technology pros be warned.
By Julie Jacobson · November 17, 2017 • Parks Associates research indicates video doorbells will be more popular than voice-control products this 2017 holiday, and that millennials and Amazon Prime members will be key purchasers of CE and smart-home devices.
By Josh Willits · October 23, 2017 • Home technology integrator and quasi-Millennial visits Loxone showroom to scope out the home control and automation system for his new home.