Prior to the 1980s, all restroom fixtures required manual operation —
an aspect that we have since learned coincides with a high exposure to germs and bacteria. In fact, manual faucet and toilet handles harbor anywhere between 107 to 17,976 germs per 10 square centimeters.
But more than 40 years later, touch-free products are now the norm in commercial restrooms, and since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic, the public has greater awareness regarding the importance of hand hygiene.
The top 20 most popular products based on page views at supplyht.com.
February 9, 2023
Readers rely on Supply House Times’ website to bring them the latest new PHCP-PVF and bath and kitchen products each year. Here are the top 20 most popular products from 2022 based on page views at supplyht.com.
Every quarter the first thing I do to put together that report is to pull down the most recent ASA Monthly Economic Report and Monthly Sales Report from (both are readily available in the Business Intelligence section of the MyASA members' only portal at www.asa.net).
Nothing gives me better insight to the state of our industry and where the industry is headed.
Aligning cultures is one critical aspect that makes a rep agency work seamlessly and successfully with manufacturer partners. Synergy among team members, genuine care for each other and unwavering commitment customers are just a few of the characteristics that partners of 50-year-old Bethany, Connecticut-based Cooper New England Sales say makes the agency a stand-out partner.
The ASA Education Team and ASA University strive to meet the ever-evolving educational needs of our members. Our goal is to ensure ASA members are both staffed and equipped to support business needs through strong leadership, astute business and product acumen, and exceptional customer service.
The most recent National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) Market Outlook Report projects 2023 bath and kitchen revenue will reach $162.4 billion, a 14% decrease when compared to the previous year. With potential recessionary pressure, high mortgage rates and a cooling residential housing market, Supply House Times chatted with a few showroom professionals from around the country to gauge what’s expected in the 2023 showroom sector.
An exit strategy is a contingency plan for a person to exit a business in the event that it meets a substantial profit or it becomes no longer profitable. Investors, business owners, traders, or venture capitalists may plan exit strategies when become involved with a business. The purpose of an exit strategy is to limit losses or maximize personal profit when the exit occurs.