The NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence announced that the completely revised and updated 2008 Wholesale Distribution Economic Reports are now available for immediate download as PDF files. To order, go to

The 2008 Wholesale Distribution Economic Reports - written by Adam J. Fein, Ph.D., president of Pembroke Consulting - supply a wealth of detailed channel benchmarking data, including revenue and employment growth trends, the number and size distribution of companies, gross margins, wages and many other operating statistics. Each individual report includes economic analyses of one of the 19 major wholesale distribution sectors in an immediate and easy-to-read downloadable format. This way, you can download only the reports that are most relevant to your business.

As an added bonus, each report includes the “Wholesale Distribution Industry Overview,” a summary comparison of the 19 sectors.