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Grainger Speeds Up Pricing Actions; Fastenal Sales & Vending Grow
These latest Quick Hits discuss a report that Amazon wants its large consumer brands to bypass retail and sell direct to consumers, Ace Hardware hiring a Grainger regional sales VP to head its wholesale business, and our latest ID Video Q&A.
Three months after announcing its first overseas expansion to Germany and India, Amazon Business announced Tuesday that it has officially launched in the United Kingdom, further evidence of success for the e-tail giant's B2B segment.
Over the past few weeks I’ve been posting blogs based on my time at Grainger Show earlier this month, highlighted by what CEO DG Macpherson said in a media roundtable interview there in Orlando on March 13. My latest blog, posted Tuesday,
In these latest ID Quick Hits, editor Mike Hockett highlights his time at the annual Grainger Show in Orlando last week, his interview with Fastenal’s CFO and HD Supply’s 2016 fiscal report.
In this episode, ID editor Mike Hockett recaps Fastenal’s acquisition of Michigan-based Manufacturer’s Supply Company and February sales growth, Lincoln Electric’s possible purchase of Air Liquide Welding, and ID’s 2017 Watch List companies.
These latest Quick Hits discuss Grainger’s plans for a new distribution center in Louisville, KY, which Big 50 List distributors were named to Fortune’s annual ‘Most Admired Companies’ list, and Grainger’s new online Knowledge Center.