Succession planning is essential for family business survival, especially for those where leaders are nearing retirement. According to the Family Business Center, 70 percent of family businesses would like to pass their business on to the next generation, but only 30 percent will be successful.
Kristin Swenson, NetSuite’s Wholesale Distribution Industry Marketing Lead, recently sat down with Michelle Davidson, NetSuite Wholesale Distribution Industry Principal to discuss the major trends and keys to success in the industry in 2019.
For many businesses, a core determining factor in their future is the answer to one simple question: Is Amazon a friend or foe?
Once a year, Dirk Beveridge- consultant, strategist, author and distribution thought leader- hosts UnleashWD, a conference truly in a category of its own. This thought-provoking, two-day event brings together distributors from across the country with inspiring speakers from a variety of industries, pedigrees and backgrounds to provide a forum meant to challenge traditional thinking in a historically complacent industry. While the conference includes many different topics of discussion, UnleashWD has one overarching theme: driving innovation and disruption in the distribution industry.
Providing a neighborhood grocery experience that concurrently whisks customers away on a culinary adventure has made Pusateri’s stores legendary in Canada since Cosimo Pusateri founded the first store in North Toronto more than 50 years ago.