ResiWeek 115: In February of this year Amazon purchased Ring for a reported $1 billion. Recently the online retailer dropped the price of the first generation doorbell to below what residential audiovisual dealers can buy them through distribution. Our discussion today focuses on what this move, and Amazon in general, will do to the dealer/distributor relationship.
Overcoming the hazards of mergers and acquisitions
Amazon bought Ring for $1 billion. Now they have dropped the price on the last generation of products, but other distributors have not. We discuss when will Amazon become your distributor. CEDIA purchases a traveling trade and education show for residential dealers. Our panel debates what happens when the acquiring company no longer supports a legacy product.
On this Episode we discuss how you can compete with Amazon Black Friday sales, ADT sues to halt Ring Protect sales, and Draper Partners with Herman to sell you shades