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Two major deals at the end of 2021 ensured the year would end with a bang. Lawson Products, Gexpro Services and Test Equity joined forces, and Motion Industries acquired Kaman Distribution Group.
Mark Dancer shares how he thinks B2B innovators can reimagine physical stores and other real-world spaces to create new value for customers and open a new front in the war against disruptors.
Here are four symptoms you may be using a “bad” CRM – one that doesn’t help the sales team do their jobs.
Don’t miss the most entertaining hour in distribution, hosted by industry veterans Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein, Ph.D. More of an informative talk show than the typical “death by PowerPoint” webinar, Jonathan and Ian tackle the toughest issues in distribution, with no holds barred. Join the live recording via Zoom every other Wednesday at 9 a.m. PT/Noon ET.
Businesses must have clear expectations of this role if they want to maximize growth opportunities. Here are three inside sales models that are working for distributors looking to build a more proactive role for their inside sales teams:
For ADI, it’s about how that technology can enable the distributor’s team to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively.
Jennifer Murphy, President of NetPlus Alliance, joined us for a recent Wholesale Change episode to talk about the benefits of the buying group and what they are doing to bring value to the companies in their network.
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Marketplaces have moved that endless assortment right in front of the customer. This has changed the dynamics for distributors and even more for master distributors.
Learn about growth options for master distributors, including how they might work with certain marketplaces.
Berkshire eSupply benefits by making its products available on hundreds (and potentially thousands) of websites operated by small and midsize industrial distributors. It’s a great plan, except for 3 big problems.
Our Wholesale Change hosts and Tisdale discuss ADI’s remarkable journey.