Fastenal's latest quarterly fiscal report led content on ID as expected, while Stanley Black & Decker's milestone acquisition of Newell Brands' Tool group also drove traffic.
Here's this week's Top 5
Fastenal Sales Up, Profit Down In Q3 As Store Closures Increase: Fastenal's Q3 sales were up 1.8 percent year-over-year, but profit decreased 7.0 percent as the company has closed 99 stores year-to-date and opened 35.
Stanley Black & Decker Acquiring Tools Business Of Newell Brands: One week after Newell Brands announced it was selling off 10 percent of its business, Stanley Black & Decker announced Wednesday it is buying those divested brands for $1.95 billion.
GPC Remains Active As Motion Industries Acquires Braas Company: Genuine Parts Company has remains hot on the acquisition trail, announcing acquisitions last week for subsidiaries Motion Industries and EIS Inc.
Formerly Hagemeyer-IDG, Vallen Distribution Launches Unified Brand: Tuesday's brand launch of Vallen Distribution marked a milestone in the ongoing merger of predecessor companies Hagemeyer North America and IDG, both Sonepar USA subsidiaries.
Q&A - How Salespeople Are Adapting To Changing Buying Behaviors: A new study by GetApp found that 47 percent of salespeople feel that customers’ needs have grown more sophisticated, but only 10 percent think they need to modify their selling technique to cater to customers on an individual level. See what a GetApp researcher had to say about the study's findings.