Buying Groups

Nationwide Marketing Group and STORIS Solidify 25-Year POS Partnership

Nationwide Marketing Group and point-of-sale provider STORIS announced an agreement that solidifies STORIS as an integral part of Nationwide’s “approved Point of Sale provider initiative.” This formalization coincides with the companies marking 25 years of collaboration on behalf of the independent retail channel. Over this time, the partnership has resulted in thriving technology offerings for over 100 Nationwide Members who’ve…

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ProSource Announces Major Organizational Changes

ProSource, the largest specialty and consumer-electronics merchandising group in the United States, has announced changes to the organization. “The team at ProSource takes great pride in serving our members and vendor partners,” says Jim Pearse, President of ProSource. “I am excited to announce important changes in our organization and structure.” ProSource welcomes Jim Kozicki to the team. Kozicki joins the…

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Azione Unlimited Is “Alive in Las Vegas”

Above Image: G.A. Bartick, president of Consilio, speaking in Las Vegas Day two of Azione Unlimited’s “Alive in Las Vegas” event, held at the Mirage Hotel and Casino, got underway today with an overview of the day’s plan by Azione Unlimited president Richard Gilkes. This year’s event is placing a major emphasis on peer-to-peer learning through deep-dives discussions facilitated by experts. The…

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Azione Unlimited’s Canadian Contingent Hits Its 40th Member in Just Three Years

Following the advice of its passionate vendor member community, Azione Unlimited, The Smart Home Association™, first expanded into Canada just over three years ago. Since then, the group has cemented itself as the largest – and only – North American buying group to operate in the U.S. and Canada. And with the recent addition of Quebec-based custom integrator Alliance Domotique + Design,…

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ProSource Appoints Alexa Wolf as Marketing and Events Specialist

ProSource, the largest specialty and consumer-electronics merchandising group in the United States, has announced the appointment of Alexa Wolf as its Marketing & Events Specialist. “The ProSource team is happy to welcome Alexa! I am excited about the wealth of knowledge she brings to the team,” said Heidi Gunderson, Marketing and Events Director for ProSource. “Her background as a Conference…

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Azione Unlimited, HTSN Team with CEDIA to Launch Exclusive Education Platform for CI Dealers

For the most successful custom integrators, the value of world-class training and education cannot be understated. Having a knowledgeable and expertly trained crew of installers is a tremendous marketing tool and ensures each project gets completed efficiently and correctly. And, at a time when finding and retaining talent is a major challenge, access to industry-leading education can help you land…

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Andy Orozco Joins Nationwide Marketing Group as SVP of Custom Integration

As part of its continuing commitment to support the independent integrator community, Nationwide Marketing Group announced today that industry veteran Andy Orozco has joined the group as its new Senior Vice President of Custom Integration (CI). Orozco most recently served as Vice President of Business Development for ProSource Buying Group. “Throughout his long and distinguished career, Andy has proven to…

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