On MDM’s most recent webcast, Stellar Industrial Supply President and CEO John Wiborg outlined the importance of investing in a strong culture before exploring new technologies.
Distributor sales drop 12.7% for the week of Sept. 7-11 due to the Labor Day holiday falling within that time frame, according to the latest Indian River Consulting Group PRI.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced that the combined value of distributive trade sales and manufacturers’ shipments and inventories for July was down 1.2% from last year.
According to the Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Report, manufacturing output increased 1% during the month; industrial production was still 7.3% below its pre-pandemic February level.
Industrial distributor The NEFCO Corp. announced the opening of a new location in Syracuse, New York, to further support and service the professional contractor trades in Central New York
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In this June 12, 2020 segment of MDM LIVE, John Caplan, President, North America & Europe, Alibaba.com, urges distributors to drive digital in their businesses and the need for a marketplace strategy going forward. Hear much more from Caplan — including inspiration for taking your business digital, tips on getting started with Alibaba.com and practical advice on how to sell internationally.
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