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1. BRAND-NEW! INNOVATE! How Successful Distributors Lead Change in Disruptive Times

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Dirk Beveridge

Watch Dirk Beveridge discuss his brand-new book "INNOVATE! How Successful Distributors Lead Change in Disruptive Times."   Order your Kindle Edition.   Order your NOOK Book.   Order your iBooks Edition.   Check out recent coverage abo...

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2. Pricing Optimization: Striking the Right Balance for Margin Advantage

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Pradip Krishnadevarajan, Senthil Gunasekaran, F. Barry Lawrence, Ph.D., Brijesh Rao

Listen to Barry Lawrence of Texas A&M University discuss a critical issue in wholesale distribution today: Pricing Optimization. Forward-thinking wholesaler-distributors who strive for above-average returns in the “New Normal” by leveraging pricing optimization best practices that ...

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3. Customer Stratification: Best Practices for Boosting Profitability

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F. Barry Lawrence, Ph.D., Pradip Krishnadevarajan, Senthil Gunasekaran

Take a couple minutes to listen to Mark Kramer, President and CEO of Laird Plastics, talk about the first-of-its-kind and top-selling study, Customer Stratification: Best Practices for Boosting Profitability. Best-in-class distributors categorize customers based on various factors, but customer st...

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4. BRAND-NEW! Driving Profitable Growth: A Distributor's Playbook to Generate–Manage–Sustain Competitive Advantage

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Senthil Gunasekaran, Pradip Krishnadevarajan, F. Barry Lawrence, Ph.D.

Groundbreaking Research from Barry Lawrence and His Team at Texas A&M! Growth is imperative. Distributors that are not growing are essentially dying in slow motion. Achieving top-line growth is becoming increasingly difficult given today's economic challenges and customer demands. That...

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5. Sales and Marketing Optimization: Developing Competitive Value Propositions in Distribution

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Senthil Gunasekaran, Pradip Krishnadevarajan, F. Barry Lawrence, Ph.D.

Take a few minutes to listen to Barry Lawrence of Texas A&M University describe the first-of-its-kind research study, Sales and Marketing Optimization: Developing Competitive Value Propositions in Distribution. Sales and Marketing Optimization: Developing Competitive Value Propositions in Dist...

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6. Optimizing Distributor Profitability: Best Practices to a Stronger Bottom Line

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F. Barry Lawrence, Ph.D., Senthil Gunasekaran, Pradip Krishnadevarajan

In just a few minutes, listen to Barry Lawrence of Texas A&M University discuss the comprehensive research study, Optimizing Distributor Profitability: Best Practices to a Stronger Bottom Line. Register for On-Demand Access to “Optimizing Distributor Profitability” webinar. Sponsor...

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7. 5 Fundamentals for the Wholesale Distribution Branch Manager, Second Edition

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Jim Ambrose

Order your Kindle Edition.   Order your NOOK Book.   Order your iBooks Edition.   Take a few minutes to hear directly from author Jim Ambrose about why you should buy this book. SO MUCH DEMAND FOR THIS BOOK, WE'VE RELEASED A SECOND EDITION!...

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8. 5 Fundamentals for the Wholesale Distribution Sales Manager

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Tim Horan, Steve Deist

During good years, sales come easy. Today, however, times are still challenging. Learn successful sales strategies employed by distributors who know how to put lead on the target in challenging times. This book, by Tim Horan and Steve Deist, offers a practical but powerful approach for taking your sale...

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9. Value Creation Strategies for Wholesaler-Distributors

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Steve Deist, Mike Marks, Mike Emerson

In Value Creation Strategies for Wholesaler-Distributors, authors Steve Deist, Mike Marks, and Mike Emerson provide highly actionable insights about how wholesaler-distributors can use a market-driven strategy to increase enterprise value for customers and shareholders. The authors walk through the princip...

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10. BRAND-NEW! The REAL Profit Drivers: Managing the CPVs

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Albert D. Bates, DBA

Watch Al Bates of Profit Planning Group discuss his new book,The REAL Profit Drivers: Managing the CPVs. Which should you use in making business decisions—profit anecdotes or profit facts? For the first time, it's possible to use empirical information to determine what actually drive...

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