Industry Perspectives


A World of Change

Oct. 1, 2019
Several trends evident at the 2019 NECA in Las Vegas pointed to a dynamic future for the electrical construction market that will offer contractors challenges and opportunities...

Beating the Averages

Aug. 28, 2019
There’s lots of economic noise out there. Don’t get distracted and talk yourself into a downturn.

Data That Tells a Story

July 30, 2019
Economic indicators for local markets can point you in the right direction when you need to know where to invest your company’s time and resources.
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Smart House Dreamers Awaken

June 27, 2019
The quest for the networked and automated home once looked like a huge opportunity for electrical distributors.

An Ode to “Old Joe”

June 27, 2019
Artificial intelligence and the latest computer apps don’t provide all of the service and knowledge inside salespeople offer customers.


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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.
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The Office of Tomorrow

May 1, 2019
A whimsical look back at EW’s 1985 predictions for how offices would function in the year 2000.
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Epicor Insights 2019 Event Report

May 1, 2019
Moving data from on-premise to the cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) were two of the biggest topics of discussion at this year’s Epicor Insights conference in Las Vegas.

99 Years of Electrical Wholesaling Magazine

April 5, 2019
Many of the electrical market’s core building blocks haven’t changed over the years. Let’s look at three of them.
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NEMRA Conference

March 1, 2019
With more than 1,900 attendees, the NEMRA Conference had the look and feel of one of association’s largest-ever meetings, an encouraging sign as NEMRA approaches its 50th anniversary...