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Optimize your product portfolio, shift your pricing strategy, place your product properly and re-think your promotion strategy, says Revenue Management Labs' Anthony Guarnaccia.
If you look around your organization and you see policies and processes that haven’t changed in years, you need to worry. If the consensus is you’re “under margin pressure” and “customer loyalty” has evaporated, those are warning bells alerting you to the lack of necessary and critical change in your company.
This issue of MDM Premium takes a deep dive into the distribution M&A landscape for the remainder of 2021. Topics covered include historical thinking that led to today’s perspectives, how 2020 shaped investor and seller mindsets and what to think about when planning a transaction of your own. We’ve also got news on Walmart’s latest automation moves and how you can get a sneak peek at the industry’s future through MDM’s next virtual event.
B2B e-commerce vets Brian Beck and Andy Hoar will launch on March 30 their new MasterB2B online video series. Billed as “the un-webinar,” Beck and Hoar will welcome industry guests in regular lively discussions.
This issue of MDM Premium is future-focused. You will learn tips from a top plastics distributor on how to be both environmentally conscious and business savvy for company longevity. Then, you will discover how analytics can reshape the way your business operates. Dive into the February 25 issue now.
There are certain, specific attributes shared by companies that deliver profit rates three- to five- times the industry average. Most companies can immediately adopt them, and get significant cash-flow and profit gains beginning right away.
This issue of MDM Premium is features inspiring stories from executives at leading distribution companies on how they overcame the challenges of 2020 and what they are doing to continue to bring positive change to their companies. Read on for inspiration from NW Synergy, Graybar, Cardinal Health and Grainger.
What does it take to build successful habits and keep them going for the long term? Consider setting micro goals for yourself and your business.
Trying to shoehorn the needed supply chain structure into the current fragmented system is the root cause of the existing problem, say supply chain and analytics experts Jonathan Byrnes and John Wass.
Our first quarterly data issue of 2021 is packed with benchmark information from the fourth quarter of 2020 to help guide your decision-making. It includes sector-specific commentary from distributors in the industrial, electrical, HVAC/plumbing, building products, gases/welding, pipes, valves and fittings markets. You will also find the latest pricing trends and financial metrics and trading multiples.