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Further commentary from ID editor Mike Hockett's interview with Grainger CEO D.G. Macpherson led the way this past week, while two thought-leadership...
See what Fastenal CFO Holden Lewis had to say about the company's recent strong sales growth, branch strategy and new P.O.D.s offering in his recent...
The active U.S. rig continued its healthy climb this past week, while Canada's took its biggest fall since December 2014.
ID editor Mike Hockett chats with executives from Construction Fasteners & Tools and e-commerce solutions provider Magento about how B2C practices are...
These latest Quick Hits recap editor Mike Hockett's time at Grainger Show March 12-13 and his recent interview with Fastenal CFO Holden Lewis, who...
See what CEO D.G. Macpherson had to say at the recent Grainger Show about the current U.S. industrial economy, the company's 2016 branch downsizing and...
FedEx topped Husch Blackwell's annual USPS Top Suppliers list for a 15th straight year by a wide margin, while Grainger was the only industrial...
Surprisingly, the Industrial Supply Association's March Economic Indicator Report showed that growth for distributor and supplier members slowed somewhat...
The U.S. added another 14 oil rigs last week, its ninth straight week of increase and 19th increase in the past 20 weeks.
Coverage from my time at Grainger Show Sunday-Monday led the way this week, including Grainger CEO D.G. Macpherson reveiling that 60 percent of the company...
Hear from distributors near Syracuse, NY and metro Washington D.C. about how heavy nor'easter snow Monday-Wednesday crippled their operations earlier this...
ID interviewed Fastenal executive vice president and CFO Holden Lewis last week to get his thoughts on the company's decision to acquire Manufacturer...
ID editor Mike Hockett chats with PwC Industrial Products Leader Bob McCutcheon on the results of a recent PwC study about the composition of corporate boards...
HD Supply showed solid revenue growth in Q4 and throughout 2016 across each business segment, while e-commerce delivered double-digit growth from the year...
Couldn't attend Grainger Show Sunday through Monday in Orlando? Check out ID editor Mike Hockett's quick overview of the show, including photos,...
At Grainger Show in Orlando on Monday, Grainger CEO D.G. Macpherson spoke candidly about the state of the company's e-commerce performance and the...
Friday's U.S. rig count grew for the eight straight week and is now up 90 percent since bottoming out last May, though Brent Crude prices fell by $4.55...
On Thursday and Friday, Stanley Black & Decker announced it has completed its $1.95 billion purchase of Newell Brands' Tools business and $900 million...
After a quiet February in M&A activity across the market, things have picked up in March and led news content on ID lately with announced acquisitions by...
The U.S. February nonfarm unemployment rate improved by one-tenth of a point to 4.7 percent in February from January, including considerable gains in...
It's time again for ID's Annual Survey of Distributor Operations — now in its 70th year — which we use to provide our readers with a comprehensive...
Learn about the story, capabilities and culture of New Berlin, WI-based Rundle-Spence Manufacturing Co. — a family-owned and tech-savvy plumbing/industrial/...
In the U.S. — where the Switzerland-based fastener distributor did 27 percent of its business — 2016 sales increased 12 percent over 2015, including a 15...
In this episode, ID editor Mike Hockett recaps Fastenal’s recent sales growth and acquisition of Michigan-based Manufacturer’s Supply Company, Lincoln Electric...
Hear about how fluid power, filtration and automation products distributor Valin Corp. — No. 43 on ID's Big 50 List — successfully overhauled its e-...
Following the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic establishing its administrative control over some Ukrainian companies in the Donbass region —...
Fastenal's February had year-over-year gains in fastener sales, and sales to non-residential construction customers — each reversing six straight quarters...
While the U.S. gas rig count declined for a second straight week, the oil rig count has climbed in 17 of the past 18 weeks to its highest mark since Oct. 2,...
Located outside of Grand Rapids, MI, Manufacturer's Supply Company builds a market presence for Fastenal with commercial furniture OEMs, while also...
No agreement has been reached and terms haven't been disclosed. Air Liquide said that following its acquisition of Airgas, it is now focused on its gas...
With a quiet week on the mergers & acquisition front, pieces about the economic outlook, sales best-practices and the Trump administration's impact on...
Industrial Distribution's 2017 March/April digital edition features our annual Guide to the Modern Sales Organization — a collection of distribution sales...
ID's annual Watch List highlights a group of industrial distributors that are too small to make our Big 50 List, but have shown growth and improvement...
Port Washington, NY-based Global Industrial's average daily sales improved a solid 4.7 percent year-over-year, while last week the company completed its...
Daily organic sales fell nearly 5 percent at Kaman Industrial Technologies, though an improved gross margin has the company expecting a return to growth in...
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...
ID editor Mike Hockett discusses the rate of technology adoption among industrial distributors and the generational gap among its every day usage.
The Knowledge Center contains articles and information from Grainger and third-party professionals who provide perspectives on the latest trends affecting...
The active U.S. oil rig count increased for the sixth straight week, and the 16th week in the past 17. Its current count is up more than 90 percent since...