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‘Showrooming’ seminar open to all ASA members at KBIS

Showroom Managers — How do you stop potential customers from walking out the door?

ASA will host “Breaking the cycle of showrooming” with a breakfast event at KBIS.


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Information superhighway

QR code technology is an important sales tool.

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!


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Strategic adjustments can make your showroom more profitable

The 2% windfall.

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.  


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F.W. Webb opens new Springfield facility

F.W. Webb recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new 65,000-sq.-ft. facility in the Springfield (Mass.) Smith & Wesson Industrial Park

F.W. Webb recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new 65,000-sq.-ft. facility in the Springfield (Mass.) Smith & Wesson Industrial Park.


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Riback/DKB opens showroom-warehouse

Jefferson City, Mo.-based Riback/DKB was slated to complete its new 22,000-sq.-ft. facility at the end of September.

Jefferson City, Mo.-based Riback/DKB was slated to complete its new 22,000-sq.-ft. facility at the end of September.


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BKP’s Showroom of the Month: M. Cooper Supply

M. Cooper Supply revitalizes its showroom with space that fits its customer base.

M. Cooper Supply revitalizes its showroom with space that fits its customer base.


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In the wild with Blackman Supply

Blackman Supply gets some fresh air while selling the outdoor living lifestyle.

Lauren Regan appreciates knowing exactly where she will be enjoying dinner on Thursday nights. That is if the Southampton, N.Y., weather plays nice.


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Fixtures Living trailblazes a revolutionary showroom business model

San Diego-based showroom Fixtures Living changes name to PIRCH.

When my wife, Carol, and I started The Plumbery some 30 years ago we built a business plan that was not dissimilar to what I’m about to describe.


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Marketing and training help PACE Supply’s Premier Bath and Kitchen thrive

PACE Supply exhibits success at its best.
In 1998 PACE Supply President Ted Green and his team made the important decision to get into the showroom business.
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BKP’s Showroom of the Month: Banner Plumbing Supply

Michelle Henderson puts Banner Plumbing Supply’s showroom puzzle together.

Michelle Henderson’s business card may read: Banner Plumbing Supply Showroom Manager. It just as well could read: Curator.


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BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

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