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Articles by Mike Markovsky

Markovsky On Adding Value: Putting It All Together … And Keeping It That Way!

December 5, 2003
Provide the tools, vision, structure, discipline and consistency to flawlessly execute your game plan.
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Markovsky On Adding Value: Adding Value By Removing Cost! What A Concept!

November 10, 2003
I had the opportunity to attend the American Supply Association's annual convention in Las Vegas at the end of September.
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Markovsky On Adding Value: When Your Company's Brand Becomes A Reason To Buy ... They Will!

October 7, 2003
Be sure the products you carry and the added value you provide make a difference to your customers.
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Markovsky On Adding Value: A Broad Product Offering + Specialized Support = $$$

September 1, 2003
Competing on price and added-value concurrently seems to be the best overall approach.
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Markovsky On Adding Value:<br>History has a way of repeating itself, for better or worse!

August 1, 2003
Many people believe that distribution channel preferences are cyclical and that we can maximize our performance by anticipating the next phase of the cycle.
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Markovsky on Adding Value:<br>The Devil Is In The Details

July 1, 2003
A lack of value distinction can lead to customer migration.
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How To Use Your Strengths To Fight The Threat Of Amazon Supply

AVAILABLE ON DEMAND A new 8,000 lb. gorilla, Amazon Supply, has taken aim at many of the customers of PHCP supply houses. Supply House Times columnist Dick Friedman, an authority on business planning and the strategic use of inventory, warehouses and technology will present strategies and tactics for you to compete with Amazon Supply.


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