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Day: January 29, 2020

Rexnord Sales Fall 1% in Fiscal Third Quarter

Rexnord Corp. (NYSE: RXN), Milwaukee, reported sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 of $492 million, an increase of 1% year-over-year. Profit for the quarter was $48 million compared to $53 million the previous year’s quarter. For the first nine months of the fiscal year sales were $1.5 billion, up 0.5% from the previous year. …

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Stanley Black & Decker’s Sales Up 3% in 2019

Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK), New Britain, Connecticut, has reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 financial results. The company reported 2019 full-year revenues of $14.4 billion, up 3% compared with 2018. Profit was reported at 955.8 million. Fourth-quarter sales were $3.7 billion, up 2% compared to the same period in 2018. Profit was $199.1 million, compare to …

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Avery Dennison Sales Down 1.2% in 2019

Avery Dennison Corp. (NYSE:AVY), Glendale, California, reported sales 2019 or $7.1 billion, down 1.2% over 2018. Organic sales were up 2%. Profit was $303.6 million, down 35% over 2018. The company reported sales for the fourth quarter of $1.8 billion, up 0.2% from the prior-year period and 2.1% organically. Profit was $162.5 million, up 67.4%.

How to Get Your Hiring on Track

The unemployment rate (3.5% at the end of 2019) has decreased every year since the height of the 2008 financial crisis, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. With the labor market expected to follow its current trajectory into 2020, now is the time for distributors to consider strengthening recruiting efforts to tap into the …

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