It’s fair to question whether these events are correlated or it’s just a coincidence that Amazon Business is (apparently) thriving in various international markets while Grainger is not.
Private equity isn’t new – even if it’s new to you. Arguably, PE as an investment method has been around for more than 100 years.
Despite the many columns and webcasts predicting distribution’s post-pandemic “new normal,” it’s going to be a long time before our industry settles back into a rhythm. For now, expect a “new abnormal,” where powerful forces will continue to transform the industry and redefine how you must compete to win.
How Your Reps Can Make Calls without Visiting Customers Background As of this writing, the coronavirius (COVID-19) is infecting an increasing number of people around the world. We grieve over the human toll this virus takes. With a mortality rate that appears to be about 3% (at the moment) and focused primarily on the elderly…
An Amazon Post Full of Nonsense Carries a Serious Underlying Message We all know the world is not fair. For one thing, celery is good for you, and French fries are bad for you. Yet we crave French fries and eat celery when people are watching.
During a Crisis, You Must Know the Lingo to Join the Convo Early in my career, I was terrified of math (due to post-algebra traumatic stress suffered in high school) and so I didn’t even try to learn financial accounting. This became an increasingly big problem as I was promoted and sat in more meetings…