Donald Trump is the new U.S. President-elect, and everyone seems to have plenty of thoughts about it. How his presidency will impact small businesses was the top item on ID this past week, while best-practice articles on mileage reimbursement and sales management also drove traffic.
Here's this week's Top 5
Small Businesses Can Expect Policy Changes Under Trump: In wake of Donald Trump's Presidential election upset victory, here's what some groups expect on topics of regulations, taxes, health care minimum wage and other major topics.
How Industrial Distributors Cut Costs With Smarter Mileage Reimbursement: Crunched for resources, distribution leaders are taking a critical look across their organizations to identify new and different opportunities to cut excess spend. One area they often overlook? Their business vehicle expenses.
Why The Best Sales Reps Don’t Always Make The Best Sales Managers: Just because someone is a star sales rep doesn't mean those skills translate well into leading others. Here, Jerry Land discusses the key factors to consider when thinking about promoting from within for a sales management role.
Industrial Distributors, Suppliers Continue To Lower Sales Expectations: Late last year, many distributors and manufacturers said they expected slow to flat sales in the first half of 2016 and then a rebound in the second half. According to the latest round of quarterly earnings reports, that rebound certainly hasn't happened. ID contributing editor Jack Keough discusses.
October Was Fastenal's Best Month Of 2016 For Daily Sales Growth: Along with the daily sales growth, Fastenal added three stores during October after its total store count decreased by 65 in September.