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ISA Distributors show strong growth in March
ISA Distributor Index rose from 63.4 in Feb. to 66.8 in March; Manufacturer Index slipped from 62.5 in Feb. to 62.2
Dynabrade acquires National Detroit
Rockford, Ill.-based manufacturer of pneumatic abrasive power tools
Economic growth slowed in March
The Chicago Fed National Activity Index moved down to -0.42 in March from -0.18 in February
United Stationers makes executive appointments
Timothy P. Connolly named COO; Janet Zelenka appointed Sr. VP and CIO
Graybar names new VP of strategic accounts
Tammy Livers will lead Graybar’s strategic accounts organization
Grainger Q1 sales up 2 percent
Sales for the U.S. increased 4 percent in the 2015 first quarter versus the prior year
The March/April issue of Industrial Supply magazine is off the press. It features an in-depth cover story by editor Rich Vurva about Lawson Products, plus articles by contributing writers that include Frank Hurtte, Scott Benfield, Mary Jawgiel, Jason Bader, Allen Ray and David Gordon and other leading experts in the distribution community.
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Or, click here to read our digital edition, sponsored by Tompkins Industries
Distributor e-commerce run amok
Distributors have been investing in e-commerce solutions since the 1990s. However, those investments often don't yield sufficient income to justify their cost. This article offers guidance on where common pitfalls lie and how to avoid them.