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It has been a long and cold winter for the United States and the numbers show that it has been a challenging season for many retailers. Retail sales rose by .2% in February and shows that the retail industry is slowly emerging from the winter freeze. So as the first day of spring comes and […]
I was recently discussing channel management with a colleague in the IT industry who is having trouble getting the most out of his sales channel. As he elaborated on the problem, I realized he’s not alone in what he described and that these issues have probably gotten the best of all of us at one […]
While traveling I was reviewing a white paper we developed on one of the most common topics I am asked about —how do I activate the other 80% of our channel partners while still focusing on my top performers (20%)? Usually this is followed by additional comments and questions related to: – Channel Sales Strategy: […]
Now that you are fully committed to looking for ways to improve your partner channel overall performance, one of the areas you may be considering is relying more on your channel distributor, but beware. This is a particularly popular approach for companies that want to cut costs and improve the efficiency of their coverage of […]