A panel discussion on showrooming highlights first Design & Construction Week in Las Vegas.
March 13, 2014
ASA was the winner of the Storehouse of World Vision’s Partner of the Year honor during the 14th Annual Crystal Vision Awards Breakfast at KBIS. “ASA is proud to receive the Storehouse’s ‘Partner of the Year’ honor,” ASA Executive Vice President Mike Adelizzi said.
The emphasis on technology making our lives easier started with the convenience of the pay-at-the-pump credit-card service. Little did I expect that the timesaver of not having to walk into the store clerk‘s line to pay for gas (imagine the impulse purchasing revenue they’ve lost) would be overshadowed by cellphones and Internet technology that would change our lives!
I just finished reading the synopsis of a book entitled “The 1% Windfall” by Rafi Mohammed. I strongly recommend you read it. It reminded me once again that the average gross margin on sales for plumbing wholesaler showrooms is lower than it should be.
In this month's issue of Supply House Times, read about the following features: Plumbers Factory & Supplies' Chris Reynolds is ready to help take industry into next phase and Forte shareholders emphasize preferred vendor relationship.