Electrical Pyramid http://ewweb.com/taxonomy/term/7385/more en 2016 EW Electrical Pyramid Update http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/2016-ew-electrical-pyramid-update <div class="field-deck"> Here are our picks for what will be the biggest changes to the channels of distribution in our industry over the next few years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While updating the EW Electrical Pyramid for this issue, EW’s editors were struck by a few “hot spots” amidst the various channels of distribution that will represent significant competitive challenges for the independent electrical distributors that still account for the bulk of sales in the electrical wholesaling industry, and potential business partners for electrical manufacturers looking for new options in their market strategies.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/2016-ew-electrical-pyramid-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/2016-ew-electrical-pyramid-update#comments Electrical Pyramid Gold Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:19:00 +0000 34971 at http://ewweb.com A Closer Look at EW’s Electrical Pyramid - Specialists and Hybrids http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/closer-look-ew-s-electrical-pyramid-specialists-and-hybrids <div class="field-deck"> Looking to learn more about alternative channels of distribution for electrical products? This article explores the Service/Product Specialists and Hybrid Distributors in Electrical Wholesaling’s Electrical Pyramid. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> In this article, we will take a look at the distributors that supply a package of products and installation services and wrap up our discussion of hybrid distributors.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/closer-look-ew-s-electrical-pyramid-specialists-and-hybrids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/closer-look-ew-s-electrical-pyramid-specialists-and-hybrids#comments Electrical Pyramid Gold Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:44:00 +0000 27731 at http://ewweb.com <p>Automation distributors are blending new remote control technologies into the packages of products and services they provide to industrial customers, system integrators and other players in the industrial automation market.</p> Junko Kimura/Getty Images News/Thinkstock A Closer Look at EW’s Electrical Pyramid - Product Specialists http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/closer-look-ew-s-electrical-pyramid-product-specialists <div class="field-deck"> Looking to learn more about alternative channels of distribution for electrical products? This article breaks down some of the key bricks in Electrical Wholesaling’s Electrical Pyramid. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This article will offer more detail on some of key players selling electrical products that don’t quite fit the profile of the “typical” electrical distributor. We will be looking first at product specialists and product/service distributors that provide a package of products and installation services.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/closer-look-ew-s-electrical-pyramid-product-specialists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/closer-look-ew-s-electrical-pyramid-product-specialists#comments Electrical Pyramid Gold Sat, 01 Aug 2015 19:55:00 +0000 27721 at http://ewweb.com <p>To compete against big-box stores and other national distributors that target homeowners, residential lighting distributors focus on the high end of the lighting market. The lighting design for this Colorado vacation home won a 2014 Source Award from Eaton Cooper Lighting.</p> Photo courtesy of Eaton Cooper Lighting The 2015 Electrical Pyramid http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/2015-electrical-pyramid <div class="field-deck"> Electrical Wholesaling’s Electrical Pyramid has helped readers understand the changing channels of distribution in the electrical market for 20 years. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here is the clearest way we have found to illustrate the fact that manufacturers have other options to sell electrical products, and that if full-line electrical distributors want to continue being the largest single channel for electrical products in the United States, they better be darn good at what they do, or they will be replaced by other companies that do a better job of providing local sales support, credit, warehousing and delivery.</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/2015-electrical-pyramid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/2015-electrical-pyramid#comments Electrical Pyramid Gold Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:30:00 +0000 27711 at http://ewweb.com The Customer Pyramid http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/customer-pyramid <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy, Chief Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Here's a new tool to help you analyze your customer base. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Long-time readers of Electrical Wholesaling are familiar with the magazine's Electrical Pyramid, which the magazine's editors developed to help readers</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/customer-pyramid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/customer-pyramid#comments Archive Electrical Pyramid Data & Training Electrical Economy Resources Sat, 01 Oct 2011 16:00:00 +0000 7627 at http://ewweb.com Changing Channels of Distribution http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/changing-channels-distribution <div class="field-byline"> Jim Lucy, Chief Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> <b><i>Here's how you can customize </i>Electrical Wholesaling's<i> popular Electrical Pyramid to become the channel of choice in your local market.</i></b> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When you live and breathe business publishing like the editors of Electrical Wholesaling, it's always a quiet thrill when you hear an article you published</div> <p><a href="http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/changing-channels-distribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ewweb.com/electrical-pyramid/changing-channels-distribution#comments Archive Economic Indicators Electrical Pyramid Data & Training Electrical Economy Resources Silver Thu, 01 Jul 2010 16:00:00 +0000 3802 at http://ewweb.com