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Lawson Products sales up 1 percent
Net sales increased to $69.9 million in 1Q; Net loss for the quarter was $1.4 million
Applied Industrial sales climb 10 percent
3Q fiscal 2015 sales were $680.0 million; Net income falls
AD member sales up 7 percent
Sales across all seven divisions grew by 7% in Q1 of 2015 to $7.9 billion
Timken sales down 2 percent
Sales of $723 million for Q1 2015; Pension settlement and other restructuring charges drove a net loss of $135.2 million
Kaman sales and earnings jump
Sales of $311.4 million for Q1 increased 20.3% from the same period last year
Praxair sales fall 9 percent
In North America, first-quarter sales were $1.49 billion, up 2% from the prior-year quarter
The May/June issue of Industrial Supply magazine is off the press. It features an in-depth cover story by editor Rich Vurva about Lawson Products, plus articles by contributing writers that include Scott Benfield, Jonathan Bein, Amber Slipe 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.