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4 Foundational Analytics to Become a Data-Driven Digital Distributor

As distributors compete in an increasingly complex environment with non-traditional distributors amidst accelerating growth of digital channels and supply chain disruptions, using data (analytics and insights) to generate, manage and sustain profitable growth is becoming a key trait of resilient distributors.

Top Blogs of November 2020
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.