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Like with Amazon, industrial distributors are always keeping a close eye on Home Depot, which sells many of the same products to contractors that distributors do.
In another sure sign that the industrial distribution economy is currently thriving, this past week included news of brick-and-mortar expansion plans for two major distributors.
After a couple quiet weeks on the news front, a couple of major items popped up that our readers and viewers took big notice of.
There wasn’t really any ground-breaking news in the industrial distribution market this past week through Wednesday, but still plenty of notable items worth recapping.
I was travelling like crazy throughout April, which is why it’s been a couple weeks since our last episode. But it’s a good week to get back to it, as there’s been an acquisition-fest among large industrial distributors. As of this recording, four ac
The latest quarterly earnings reporting period has kicked off, and per usual, the reports for major industrial distributors began with MSC Industrial Supply – number 11 on ID’s 2017 Big 50 List
A bunch of notable news items popped up on Monday, so let’s briefly recap as much as we can.
A handful of industrial distributors provide parts, tools and services to heavy equipment manufacturer Caterpillar, so any news regarding downsizing at the company is of major interest to our readers.
It appears Amazon has found yet another way to compete directly against B2B distributors — this time in a form of credit cards.
Ever since the new tax law was signed into effect, we’ve seen numerous stories about large companies sharing some of the benefits of lower business taxes by giving their employees bonuses.
Atlanta-based EIS Inc. has had a formidable presence as an electrical and industrial parts distributor for decades, and has operated as a subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company since 1998.
We’ve already had two major distributor acquisition announcements in 2018, with those being Applied Industrial Technologies’ buying FCX Performance for 784 million dollars, and Berkshire Hathaway’s purchase of Production Tool Supply, which resulted