Electronic commerce has introduced a new angle for distributors to find, serve and engage customers. Here you'll find the latest thinking on best practices and new capabilities in business-to-business e-commerce.


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Trimble and DDS Collaborate to Provide Product Data to Contractors, Distributors and Manufacturers

March 8, 2023
Trimble, Westminster, CO, and DDS (Distributor Data Solutions), Salt Lake City, UT, a provider of product content syndication services, are expanding the delivery of product ...
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Carrington Joins IDEA as Director of Business Development

May 19, 2023
IDEA (Arlington, VA): Crissty Carrington joined IDEA as director of Business Development for IDEA Connector. In her new role, Carrington will focus on growth and new customer ...
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Cembre Endorses NEMRA POS Standards

March 21, 2023
Cembre has endorsed the NEMRA POS / POT Minimum Recommended Standards as part of its commitment to its independent manufacturers’ representatives. The company is known for its...
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R. STAHL Joins ETIM North America

March 20, 2023
R. STAHL, a supplier in the field of explosion protected products and systems, has joined ETIM North America, Salt Lake City, UT, the North American chapter of the global product...
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IDEA / Content Status Webinar on Jan. 25: How to Create Product Content Experiences that Convert

Jan. 13, 2023
Webinar attendees will learn how to get real-time product page visibility with IDEA Insight, powered By Content Status.


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Download: 2021's 10 Largest Distributors in North America

Oct. 13, 2023
An expanded look at the 10 largest distributors from our Electrical Wholesaling Top 150.

Electric Vehicle eBook

April 27, 2023
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IDEA Announces Founders for its Volumetrics Data Program

Nov. 9, 2022
The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA), the industry-owned technology a provider of electrical product data, announced that three distributors and one electrical ...
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IDEA Forms New Technology Council

Oct. 12, 2022
The Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc. (IDEA) formed a new IDEA Technology Advisory Council, with the mission of driving continual digital innovation within IDEA for the...
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Loeb Electric Launches Enhanced E-Commerce Experience

Sept. 29, 2022
Loeb Electric, Columbus, OH, released its new eCommerce site. This new experience not only has a modern look, but it features several updates, including enhanced product data,...
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Sonepar Makes Executive Appointments to Lead Digital Transformation

Sept. 26, 2022
Sonepar (Charleston, SC): The company made several appointments to expand its digital transformation. Don Sarno (left) is now senior VP of digital enterprise and Mike Smith (right...