Amazon this week announced the launch of the Dash Replenishment Service, which allows users to press buttons in order to "automatically" order goods from Amazon.
BrandSource earlier this month participated in a charity event at which it built and donated two dozen brand new bicycles for a group of children's charities in the Phoenix area.
Nest Labs announced Tuesday, ahead of CEDIA Expo, that it can now integrate with several major names in home automation, including Control4, Crestron, URC, RI and Dropcam.
Lowe's this week debuted several new products for its Iris smart home solution. Lowe's is now offering the Z-Wave Garage Door Opener Remote Command Controller with Tilt Sensor, the PetSafe Electronic SmartDoor, the Iris Motorized Window Blinds Controller and Orbit Hose Faucet Water Timer.
Nationwide Marketing Group said this week that presented a $10,000 check to a dealer, Ron Freeman of Deranleau's in Idaho, for donation to a local Habitat For Humanity.
Home technology is trending toward The Jetsons – where light bulbs, appliances, speakers and home monitoring systems can be controlled wirelessly. As consumer awareness about the benefits of technology for the home grows and costs decrease, there will be no limit to what the home of the future can do.
After amassing sales in consumer electronics and appliance that were better than the industry average last year, Brand Source executives expect the next two years to generate better revenues and profits for their dealers.
Nationwide East announced this week that it has added a trio of industry veterans to its team of territory managers: David Crow, Dean Hanby, and Mike Hauer.
Nationwide Marketing Group announced Monday that it has named David Bilas its new executive vice president. Bilas was most recently vice president of appliance sales for GE.