2016 AD Canada member sales up 5%
February 6, 2017 - Sales for Affiliated Distributors (AD) Canada was up 5% in 2016, AD reports, and sales for all members, across all seven divisions in Canada, the United States and Mexico grew by 9%.
On a same store basis, AD members grew 3% and by industry, electrical was up 1%; PHCP (plumbing, PVF & HVAC) was up 3%; industrial was down 4%; bearings & power transmission was flat; and building materials was up 16%.
“Despite headwinds in industrial and energy markets and price deflation within certain large product categories, member purchases from AD Suppliers grew by 9% and net distributions to AD members grew by 15%,” said Bill Weisberg, AD’s chair and CEO. “We also had huge advancements in eCommerce, HR and procurement services. For instance, we created over 1 million enhanced, normalized and attributed SKUs and are playing a support role to help our members refine their digital strategy and launch their webstores. Our role is to help our members compete and win, now and in the future.”
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