Suppliers Invest In Their Companies
The entry of welding equipment suppliers into the online sales arena has been the cause of some angst. In fact, a large percentage of distributors surveyed for the 2015 Business Forecast state that this move into online direct sales…some say to their customers…will be one of their biggest challenges this year. Is it a chess play to gain market share? An AmazonSupply copycat action? A well-intentioned move to drive business into the distribution channel? They explain the what’s and why’s of their strategies…
Three World Class Speakers to Share Distribution Info in Birmingham
Mark your calendars for the next Regional Meeting for GAWDA Members to be held in Birmingham, Alabama. Linde’s Bob VanKirk will talk about Industry Mega-Trends; James Spann will discuss Social Media for the Real World; and the University of Alabama’s Dr. Thomas DeCarlo will report on his research on selling success in the distribution environment. More information can be found here.
GAWDA Is Looking for Photos
As GAWDA marks its 70th anniversary this year, we are looking for old photos taken at GAWDA events. If you have any, please contact Editor Carole J at email@example.com. You can also call her at 315-445-2347. We’ll scan them and return to you. Thank you.