By Julie Jacobson · July 18, 2016 • Sears has unleashed a line of 4K UHD TVs, as well as IoT devices under the Kenmore Elite brand. Will the brand work for the living room and the smart home?
By Julie Jacobson · December 29, 2015 • Flextronics picks up Wink, Legrand invests in Netatmo, Alarm.com goes public, Sears acquires WallyHome, Nortek acquires Numera ... and other IoT and A/V mergers, acquisitions and equity events of 2015.
By Julie Jacobson · August 11, 2015 • Target and Sears build impressive showcases for home automation, but the breadth of offerings and confusion around ‘smart home hubs’ expose inherent flaws of retail IoT channel.
By Jason Knott · April 26, 2012 • Sears launches Scrubology store-within-a-store concept targeting healthcare employees. What other store-within-a-store concepts would you like to see?
By Tom LeBlanc · February 2, 2010 • The revamped online service marketplace lets consumers set price and installers bid. Company says it’s a win-win for competent installers.
By Geoffrey Oldmixon · June 23, 2009 • Web-based switchboards—like ServiceLive, InstallerNet, Zip Express and OnForce—provide integrators with a means of contracting out employee skill and protecting against layoffs.