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Counter Talk: Nov. 28, 2011

News briefs on price increases, distributors, manufacturers, and organizations.


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Not Just About Heating in U.P.

In a somewhat slightly obscure location along the shores of Little Bay De Noc, in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.), this town of approximately 12,000 hardy people like their hockey. According to Charlie Elliott, these people who call themselves Yoopers, also like air conditioning and heating too.


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Strategizing Growth, Market Share

The ability of a wholesaler to grow a business and gain market share requires a multi-dimensional strategic plan that encompasses generating, managing, and sustaining growth. 


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Market Continues to Challenge Distributors

It’s a tough crowd of consumers out there. According to distributors, consumer behavior is leading to a drop-off in the replacement market, as well as a drop-off in the high-end market. Yet despite these worrisome trends, distributors are still seeing areas of growth and employing smart tactics to keep their businesses in good shape.


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HARDI Leadership Looks Ahead

The annual conference of the Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) is right around the corner, and that means it’s time for a change in the organization’s leadership.


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Distributor Serves Customers in a Famous Way

Best Practices from Famous Supply
Contractors and manufacturers all said essentially the same thing when asked why they do business with Famous Enterprises — customer service.


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Maui Offers Business and Pleasure for HARDI

With a business meeting in Hawaii, it takes a strong commitment to member education and involvement to keep people focused on getting work done — which is precisely what HARDI is offering attendees of its Annual Conference.


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DC Packages eMedia and Print Products

Distributor Specific Magazine Crosses Publication Platforms
For years distributors have combed the pages of HVAC contractor magazines, gleaning information that is timely and relevant to their sector of the industry. In Jan. 2012, the gleaning is over with the launch of Distribution Center (DC).


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85 Years of Leadership: Wholesalers Customize With a Broad Brush

More Data Leads to More Categories
If we look too far back, we could say that the greatest innovations in HVACR wholesale-distribution came from something as big as the end of World War II. We decided to look back a more reasonable 20 years.


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Survey: Quiet Year for Distribution Industry

This has been a pretty quiet year in the HVAC distribution business, at least according to the latest survey information from the Heating, Airconditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI).


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Chris Mathis, president of Mathis Consulting Co. and vice chair of ASHRAE’s residential ad hoc committee, talks about ASHRAE’s exploration into the residential market. Posted on Oct. 17.

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