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Insights, observations and opinions on life in the electrical industry.
Checking In on 2023
July 31, 2023
Green Shoots Despite a Potential Drought
June 2, 2023
ChatGPT: Ready for its Electrical Market Debut?
March 31, 2023
The Devil in the Details
Feb. 9, 2023
A Season of Discontent
Jan. 9, 2023
2023’s Potholes & Pots of Gold
Nov. 21, 2022
A Change in the Weather
July 29, 2022
There’s something funky going on in the U.S. economy right now, but it’s tough to know what to call it, or to figure out how long it’s going to last.
Times & Trends: A Flock of Black Swans
June 2, 2022
Electrical distributors are once again proving their resilience in the face of a historic swarm of economic challenges.
Times & Trends: A New Era of Innovation
July 30, 2021
Technological advances are quietly creating some out-of-this-world sales opportunities.
Why the Rep’s Local Touch Still Matters
Feb. 18, 2021
How the rep world has changed — and how in some ways it has stayed very much the same.
Thoughts on the New Industrial America
March 3, 2020
Despite the influx of new technologies into the industrial market, the best sales strategies to sell industrial products haven’t changed much.
Market Data’s Power
July 30, 2018
Coin of the Realm
June 1, 2018
Stop the PR Madness
April 3, 2018
Times & Trends: The Power of Us
Dec. 15, 2017
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Battle of the Ages
Nov. 9, 2017
As more electricians retire, your customers will have a tougher time finding qualified workers to replace them.
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Times & Trends: The Power to Help
Oct. 10, 2017
The hurricanes that assaulted Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands were a reminder of the power that nature can have over us — and the critical role the electrical...
Times & Trends: The New Wave in R&D
Sept. 29, 2017
Look for more electrical manufacturers to increase their R&D spending on the development of IoT-enabled Tier 3 products.
Times & Trends: The New America
Aug. 3, 2017
All business is local, but some mega-trends fuel much of the new construction now underway.
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