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Grainger Things

As “silent partner” in five-way deal, industrial supply giant doubled mark-up W.W. Grainger is just one example of a company profiting off the coronavirus pandemic. At least the equipment in question in its current situation is for a useful purpose. It pays to distribute, sometimes, as Grainger was needed to facilitate an important deal recently. […]

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ISA releases Economic Indicator Report and Economic Outlook Report

The monthly Economic Indicator Report (EIR) from the Industrial Supply Association, a Philadelphia-based association for members of the maintenance, repair, operations, and production supply chain, continued its expansionary trend that began in January. At 62.07%, the February ISA Manufacturers Index remained above 60 for two consecutive months, while the distributor index also remained in positive territory, […]

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