Thought-leadership pieces dominated content readership on ID for a second-straight week, discussing implications of the new tax law, contractor relationships and calculating customers' willingness to pay.
Here's this week's Top 5
Tax Law Presents Opportunities For Manufacturers & Distributors: With the most comprehensive tax reform legislation package in more than 30 years now as law, Jim Brandenburg discusses the provisions that will have a major impact on manufacturers and distributors in this exclusive piece to ID.
Newell Brands Exploring Sale For Industrial & Commercial Brands, 50% Factory Cuts: Newell Brands Inc. — perhaps best known for products like Sharpie markers, Graco baby strollers, Rubbermaid containers and Elmer's glue — announced a series of strategic initiatives last Friday that include selling off a number of industrial and commercial brands and slashing its manufacturing output by half.
Staples CEO Leaves Company, To Be Replaced By Coca-Cola Exec.: After 26 years with the company, Staples CEO Shira Goodman's last day with the company was last Friday. She will be replaced by Coca-Cola executive vice president Alexander "Sandy" Douglas on April 2.
Preserving Old-School Contractor Relationships With New-School Solutions: Waterworks/plumbing distributor MORSCO's Darren Taylor examines the role e-commerce plays in the relationship between distributors and their contractor customers.
How Do You Determine Your Customers' Willingness To Pay? Barrett Thompson discusses that factors that determine your customers' willingness to pay and how to make a better estimate of it.