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On Tuesday morning, large wholesale distributor Essendant announced that President and CEO Robert Aiken Jr. has resigned, and that the company’s Industrial Group president Ric Phillips has been appointed Essendant’s interim president and CEO, effect
Back in February, reports first surfaced that HD Supply was looking to sell its Waterworks unit. Well, a suitor has been found, as the company announced Tuesday that it is selling that business to private investment firm Clayton, Dubilier and Rice fo
Last week, Grainger CEO D.G. Macpherson gave a presentation at the company’s Electrical Products Group Conference in Longboat Key, FL, where he shared details on the company’s new website offering, Gamut.com.
Home improvement retailer Lowe's has announced an agreement to acquire Houston-based Maintenance Supply Headquarters, a distributor of MRO products to the multifamily housing industry, for 512 million dollars.
Our May/June print issue features our 70th annual survey of distributor operations, which provides a comprehensive report of distributor data across a range of topics including respondents’ thoughts on challenges, the economy, technology and e-commer
These latest Quick Hits recap editor Mike Hockett’s time at the annual Industrial Supply Association Convention, held April 22-24 in Denver. Stay tuned for further coverage from ISA in the weeks ahead.