Four Lines, No Waiting
We are ready to look at the latest stories surrounding the residential side of the AV industry. Joining us this week to do just that is Executive Editor at CE Pro Arlen Schweiger and Partner Manager for PTZOptics Stephen Heywood.
The reports for Sonos’ third quarter are in, showing a dip in their revenues. As one might expect, the conditions are related to the supply chain issue and inflation that is impacting all facets of business not just within the AV industry. But if a big company like Sonos can take a dip, what does that mean for the rest of our industry? Looking at the numbers and how they affect the integrator when the dust settles.
It’s a phrase we haven’t used in a minute, but one that has come up many times. Snap One has acquired someone once more. This time, they have announced the acquistion of Clare Controls, creators of the ClareOne smart home system. Back in 2019, Snap One entered an exlcusive distribution partnership with Clare Controls, and this deal is an extension of that partnership. We look at what this means for the rest of the industry.
Franklin Karp writes for Residential Systems about the six ways to improve your CI business. It may seem like easy answers for things like “Invest in your vendor relations” or “fix your website”, but sometimes even experienced business owners overlook the basics. Is there anything in this list that stands out in particular? What else can residential integrators do to get their business in peak condition?