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Beaulieu At STAFDA: Tariffs “Definitely Painful”

December 10
06:31 2019
    Beaulieu At STAFDA: Tariffs “Definitely Painful”

Beaulieu doesn’t think the U.S. and China are close to a trade deal that would reduce or eliminate tariffs. The two countries “can’t even agree on a ‘little’ moonwalk of walking back tariffs in a Phase 1 deal.”

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STAFDA’s Knowlton: ‘Sales Is All About Problem Solving And People’

December 10
04:47 2019
    STAFDA’s Knowlton: ‘Sales Is All About Problem Solving And People’

Knowlton said his sales career “blossomed” once “my customers and distributors became my friends and my business partners as we grew together.”   

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STAFDA’s Nashville Show ‘Best Attended’ Since 2007

December 10
03:19 2019
    STAFDA’s Nashville Show ‘Best Attended’ Since 2007

The 43rd annual Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association Convention & Trade Show included more than 4,900 attendees and 690+ booths, CEO Georgia Foley announced.

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What STAFDA Employers Look For

December 10
01:40 2019

Participants at the Specialty Tools and Fasteners Distributors Association’s NextGen Networking luncheon received advice from business executives.

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STAFDA’s Baird Describes “Distribution Revolution”

November 19
02:34 2019
    STAFDA’s Baird Describes “Distribution Revolution”

In some ways, small distributors are similar to the original 13 colonies, according to STAFDA President Sean Baird.

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STAFDA Lists Nashville Speaker & Music

March 04
18:10 2019
    STAFDA Lists Nashville Speaker & Music

Norton|Saint-Gobain Abrasives North America sales & marketing VP Glenn Knowlton will present the Associate State of the Industry address during the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association’s 43rd annual convention & trade show in Nashville. Country music duo Big & Rich will open the event.

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Manns: ‘If Your Margins Aren’t Right, You Are Speeding Up Your Demise’

December 10
01:47 2018

“Low paid salesmen are expensive,” CPA tells STAFDA. “High paid salesmen are cheap.”

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Distributors, Trade Schools Use STAFDA’s ‘Workin’Man’ Song

December 10
01:30 2018

Song was written for the 2017 Specialty Tools & Fastener Distributors Association convention as a tribute to the trades, but multiple members have put it on their websites, executive director Georgia Foley announced at the 2018 convention.

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Sisto Advises Distributors More Prefab in Future

November 13
10:23 2018
    Sisto Advises Distributors More Prefab in Future

Offsite construction is on the rise and Bill Sisto predicted to the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association that contractors will partner with prefab companies.

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DeStefano: Customers Want Education on Company Websites

November 12
10:36 2018
    DeStefano: Customers Want Education on Company Websites

Social media consultant tells STAFDA that 74% of buying now begins online before talking to any salesperson.

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St. John: Customers Want To Feel Cared For

November 12
06:00 2018
    St. John: Customers Want To Feel Cared For

STAFDA president: One lesson from competing with Amazon and other major players “is the idea that we win when our customers win, or Mr. Bezos’s now famous mantra ‘it is all about the customer’.”

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St. John: Good News for Distributors – Customers Want to Feel Cared For

November 06
11:30 2018
    St. John: Good News for Distributors – Customers Want to Feel Cared For

STAFDA president: One lesson from competing with Amazon and other major players “is the idea that we win when our customers win, or Mr. Bezos’s now famous mantra ‘it is all about the customer’.”

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STAFDA Tech Fair Adds Companies

September 24
13:11 2018

The Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association Tech Fair with 24 companies will be its largest – with six new participants. The October 28-30 trade show is expected to be 660 booths.

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STAFDA Space & Hotels Nearly Full

August 27
12:16 2018

Booth space and hotel rooms are nearly sold out for the 42nd annual Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association convention will be October 28-30, 2018, at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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IFE Returns to Mandalay Bay for 2018

August 07
18:36 2018

International Fastener Expo events begin on Tuesday, October 30, 2018. The trade show will be 9am to 4pm on Wednesday and Thursday. Advance discount registration ends September 15.

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Social Media Selling and ‘Fear’ in Selling Among 2018 STAFDA Workshops

June 26
10:44 2018

The 42nd annual Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association convention will be October 28-30, 2018, in Phoenix.

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Distributors Report Q1 Sales Up 10.2%

June 18
13:49 2018

STAFDA members’ sales increase comes despite construction starts being down 7% from 2017 Q1, according to Dodge Data & Analytics Report.

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Business Author Gordon To Give STAFDA Keynote

March 26
17:27 2018

Sisto of G-Strut will give the Associate’s speech and St. John of IBS Inc. will give STAFDA president’s annual State of Distribution address at 42nd annual convention.

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St. John Seeks ‘Mutually Profitable’ Supply Channel

February 26
11:24 2018
    St. John Seeks ‘Mutually Profitable’ Supply Channel

STAFDA president is “fiercely committed to building long-term, mutual-profitable relationships with our customers, employees and suppliers.” Instead of badgering for a lower price, St. John said the mutually better approach is to ask, “What do I need to do to get a better price?”

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Cordless, Safety, Productivity Trends in 2018

December 12
06:37 2017

In his Associate State-of-the-Industry address, Joe Smith of Metabo Power Tools / North America said “revolutionary technological innovation & development are driving the cordless trend.”

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