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Tip: Share Plans for Business Systems Changes with Partners

Communicate new system integrations to channel partners to avoid disruptions.
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E-Commerce Investment Pays Off for Airgas

Digital sales up 20 percent during quarter, while overall sales grew only 3 percent.
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Recommended Reading: 3 Tips for Tackling Strategic Pricing

A strategic approach to pricing can have significant impact on profit margins.
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Report: U.S. Falls Behind in Manufacturing, Distribution Innovation

Non-U.S. firms take a 'more holistic view' of manufacturing innovation.
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Global Companies Pose Threat in U.S.

McGladrey report: International firms have edge over American counterparts
International manufacturers have their eye on the U.S. market, especially as the economy continues to strengthen, but an extensive investment in technology and services could give them a competitive edge. Subscribers should log-in below ...
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Commentary: Distributors Remain Leery of Amazon – for Good Reason

Distributors still view Amazon as a threat, despite the company’s overture to them as a B2B e-commerce option
Distributors still view Amazon as a threat, despite the company’s overture to them as a B2B e-commerce option. Subscribers should log in below to read this article. Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn ...
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Tip: Be Transparent with Customers to Create Mutual Benefits

Relationships built on trust benefit distributors, customers and manufacturers.
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SRS Distribution Holds True to Growth Plan

Organic growth, greenfield openings and acquisitions drive roofing company's expansion.
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Vending Growth Underscores Fastenal's Focus

Company again ramping up FAST Solutions installation to engage with customers of all sizes.
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Offshoring Debate Continues in Wake of Productivity Study

Pros and cons of offshoring versus reshoring
Pros and cons of offshoring versus reshoring. Subscribers should log-in below to read this article. Not a subscriber? Subscribe below or learn more. Subscribers also have access to the following related articles: The Critical ...
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