Managing Your Resources in Uneven Markets Source: DISC Corp.

Managing Your Resources in Uneven Markets

The electrical distributor’s marketplace has seen a sluggish year, particularly in industrial sectors, but the view ahead does reveal some opportunities.

The electrical industry is coming out of a down year, something it hasn’t experienced in seven years. And that leads me to wonder if this industry doesn’t have the “seven year itch.” It was exactly seven years ago that electrical industry sales were down nearly 24% as we struggled to climb out of the Great Recession.

To add to the mystery of seven years, the previous industry downturn was seven years before that. In 2002, electrical industry sales were down 8.8%.

So

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