National Kitchen & Bath Association President John Morgan has a message for those heading to New Orleans April 19-21 for the 2013 http://www.kbis.com/ Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. Embrace the present and the future.
Luxury Products Group is in its fourth year of existence as a luxury kitchen and bath products buying group under the Omni Corporate Services umbrella. LPG started in 2010 with 92 members and now boasts a roster of more than 240 member locations.
Everything is under one canopy – the TORRCO canopy. After some aggressive business moves in the Connecticut, western Massachusetts and eastern New York markets, it was time for 95-year-old Waterbury, Conn.-based Torrington Supply to streamline its message so there was no confusion among customers.
The supply house business is more complicated than ever. Social media, the next generation of employees, and new technology that either helps or hinders communication present challenges to owners and managers.
The tide is still on the rise.
After the positive vibes heading into 2012 came to fruition throughout the calendar year, leaders from the first major industry trade shows of 2013 predict increases in manufacturers exhibits and show attendees heading into the International Builders Show in Las Vegas (Jan. 22-24) and the AHR Expo in Dallas (Jan. 28-30).
In this issue of Supply House Times, check out our 2015 Premier 150 Rankings. The annual survey, conducted by Supply House Times and BNP Media Market Research, ranks the top PHCP wholesalers by their reported sales for the past year.