Ahead of NAW's Jan. 31-Feb. 2 Executive Summit in Washington D.C., CEO Eric Hoplin stopped by to discuss how distributors are handling the labor market, economic headwinds, supply chain conditions and more.
In our latest QuickTake Podcast, Tom Gale and Mike Marks discuss Peter Drucker's timeless teachings of first principles and how they apply for distributors.
The U.S. hit its debt ceiling on Jan. 19. Here's what that could mean for the economy, and what NAW said it could mean for distributors.
Though solid, sales and profit growth were considerably smaller than the previous several quarters.
Ahead of MDM's Economic Outlook webcast, Mike Hockett gave a snapshot of a handful of key indicators showing current trajectories.
Get a recap of last year's deals and read insights into what 2023 may hold regarding the pace of dealmaking activity.
Expanding Holland’s Gulf Coast reach, it’s the company’s sixth acquisition since a 2019 investment by XPV Water Partners.
It's the sixth bolt-on for AFC since it was bought by Bertram Capital in April 2021.
It follows six deals that BradyIFS announced in 2022.
It’s being described as a hostile takeover attempt after previous offers from Emerson were rebuffed.
With slumping economic indicators and a forecasted demand slowdown, can we expect M&A deal volume to follow suit? Mike Hockett analyzes the current state of activity as we start 2023 and the factors involved.
You may have noticed that today's edition of our MDM Update looks a little different. Here's why.
It follows Hajoca’s May 2022 launch of its HVAC unit and looks to significantly bolster the company’s offerings outside of plumbing, heating and industrial supplies.
Dave Rush had served as interim CEO since mid-November and is a 23-year company veteran.
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Keeping staff from seeking greener pastures has been a major challenge for distributors in recent years, and a proposed FTC rule to end noncompete clauses could take it to another level.
Started in a vacant basement, 84 Lumber has expanded to become the United States' largest privately-owned building materials distributor.
The Pennslyvania-based independent distributor of specialty building materials will wind down operations over the next few months, ending operations on March 31. It will impact 130 employees across five locations.
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