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Chichester wholesaler scoops industry award

Chichester wholesaler scoops industry award

The Chichester branch of electrical wholesaler Kew Electrical has been named best individual branch in the UK. The award-winning electrical wholesaling company has had a branch in Chichester since 2003 and now employs 18 people in the town.

Delta Electronics joins the Climate Innovation Forum 2019

Delta Electronics joins the Climate Innovation Forum 2019

The 3rd July saw the Climate Innovation Forum become the first of a series of regional UK events aimed at promoting innovations designed to solve carbon emission challenges from transport, energy and buildings, while striving for the creation of a zero waste world.

18th Edition, six months on

18th Edition, six months on

As we approach six-months since the 18th Edition of the IET Wiring Regulations were introduced, Bureau Veritas has revealed that the new framework is helping to raise safety standards in surge protection, electric vehicle infrastructure and energy efficiency.

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Rexel pair ready to tackle Everest for EIC

Rexel pair ready to tackle Everest for EIC

Two Rexel employees will be taking on their biggest challenge ever later this year, as they trek to Everest base camp in a bid to raise thousands of pounds for the Electrical Industry Charity (EIC). The adventure will take place over a two-week period this autumn, starting on the 28 September and ending at the […]

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Emergency power in focus
By November 29, 2018 Read More →

Emergency power in focus

Jenny Paramore, Product Marketing Specialist for ABB Emergi-Lite highlights the difference between Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) and Central Power Supplies (CPSs) and shares some advice on how the industry should ensure that installations will work as expected to provide power to guide people to safety if the worst should happen.

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Safe isolation: Wholesalers in prime position to offer safe maintenance solutions
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

Safe isolation: Wholesalers in prime position to offer safe maintenance solutions

Wholesalers are ideally placed to offer a complete electrical safety solution, whether it’s a quick fix for an electrician who is on-site and does not have the right locking off device, or for maintenance teams who need complete test kits that will keep them safe wherever they are working, says Martindale Electric. Implementing safe isolation […]

A breath of fresh air
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

A breath of fresh air

With growing awareness of the dangers of poor indoor air quality, effective ventilation is now key to the energy and sustainability agenda. Lee Stones, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation, discusses recent policy changes surrounding ventilation and how electrical wholesalers can support customers in helping to improve the quality of air […]

How to build a business that can compete with Amazon
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

How to build a business that can compete with Amazon

The rise of e-commerce giants like Amazon has transformed how brands engage with consumers and Amazon ‘owns’ the largest share of the pie. Electrical equipment is one of the many industries that have become heavily commoditised in recent years, enabling Amazon to move in quickly. Paul Black, CEO, sales-i, offers some advice on how electrical […]

Customer Service: Knowledge is Power!
By September 26, 2018 Read More →

Customer Service: Knowledge is Power!

Varilight’s Andrew Wilson reflects on the growing importance of knowledgeable personnel in customer service functions to support wholesalers. Varilight won the Best Supplier Customer Service award in this year’s EW Awards.   With the current focus on smart technologies in the wiring accessories market, such as programmable lighting control products and integrated home automation systems, […]

How can you grow your business from existing low spending accounts?

How can you grow your business from existing low spending accounts?

Electrical wholesaler training advice, with Barry Hall, Sales & Management Training Consultant, Pinnacle Solutions – a specialist training company working specifically within the electrical wholesaling and manufacturing markets. When businesses are constantly under pressure to grow turnover and profitability, it can sometimes seem an impossible task. Given all the new entrants into the marketplace – […]