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Dec 14 2020

NAW Supports COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Washington, DC – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today released the following statement in support of the newly-released bipartisan COVID-19 relief legislation. From Eric Hoplin, NAW President and CEO: “Throughout the pandemic, America’s distribution industry and its 5.4 million employees have kept the supply chain moving, ensuring businesses and families get [...]

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Dec 08 2020

NAW Announces Senior Leadership Additions

Washington, DC – The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) today announced the additions of Dan Schuberth as Chief Business Development Officer and William Inman as Chief Public Affairs Officer for Communications and Advocacy to its senior leadership team.  The newly created positions will report to NAW President and CEO Eric Hoplin. “As we position NAW for the future, I [...]

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Oct 29 2020

NAW Backs Buy Safe America Coalition

Washington, DC  … The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) strengthened the Buy Safe America Coalition today, by joining with the backing of the 30,000 companies it represents. The Buy Safe America Coalition is a diverse group of retailers, consumer groups, wholesaler-distributors, and manufacturers who support efforts to combat organized retail crime and protect consumers and [...]

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Oct 28 2020

A Message from Eric Hoplin, new President and CEO of NAW


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Oct 27 2020

NAW Joins Business Statement on Upcoming Election

Today NAW joined six other national broad-based trade associations in issuing the following statement about the elections next week: “The strength of our nation’s democracy depends on the integrity and fairness of our elections. We urge Americans to exercise their right to vote. “This election, tens of millions of Americans are expected to vote by mail, and it may be days or even [...]

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Sep 09 2020

NAW Announces Eric Hoplin as New CEO

Washington, D.C. (September 9, 2020) … Today, the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW), the largest distribution public policy association in the United States that represents wholesaler-distributors and a federation of international, national, regional, state and local associations and their member firms, announces the appointment of Eric Hoplin as Chief Executive Officer, [...]

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Sep 01 2020

NAW Supports the INFORM Consumers Act

Washington, DC (September 1, 2020) … Today the National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) announces its support of the INFORM Consumers Act, legislation introduced by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) which will require common-sense disclosures from third-party marketplace sellers who use online platforms like Amazon to sell products to American consumers. A [...]

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Jul 22 2020

Amazon’s Mistreatment of its Third-Party Sellers

NAW has reached out to the U.S. House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law about Amazon’s mistreatment of its third-party sellers in advance of their hearing on July 27th. Click here to read our full [...]

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May 28 2020

NAW Applauds House for Passing Paycheck Protection Payment Flexibility Act

PRESS RELEASE For more information contact:  Jade West (   Washington, DC (May 28, 2020) … The National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors (NAW) applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Paycheck Protection Payment Flexibility Act (PPP Flex) by a nearly unanimous vote of 417 to 1. We are particularly heartened that the Members of the House of [...]

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May 27 2020

NAW Supports the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act

The U.S. House of Representatives will soon vote on the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act which provides much-needed reform of the Paycheck Protection Program. NAW supports this legislation. Click here to read our full letter to the [...]

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