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Sandvik sales rise 2%
Sales of $10.8 billion; profits grew by 20% to $724 million
Stanley Black & Decker revenues up 4%
Profits surged to $145.8 million, compared to $56.1 million in Q4 '13
Applied sees big jump in sales
18.9% sales increase reflects 15.8% of acquisition related volume
WESCO International 4Q sales and income rise
Sales of $1.99 billion were 6.1% higher than 4Q 2013
Timken sees 2% sales gain
4Q sales of $762.2 million driven by organic growth in Process Industries
Kennametal posts $388 million loss for 2Q
Company records 2% sales decline and loss of $388 million
The Jan./Feb. issue of Industrial Supply magazine is off the press. It features an in-depth cover story by editor Rich Vurva about ISA's new president and CEO Jeff Hughes, plus articles by contributing writers that include Frank Hurtte, Mary Jawgiel, Jason Bader, Ty Swain and other leading experts in the distribution community.
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Distributor e-commerce run amok
Distributors have been investing in e-commerce solutions since the 1990s. However, those investments often don't yield sufficient income to justify their cost. This article offers guidance on where common pitfalls lie and how to avoid them.