News & Events

Infographic: Forward Movement in 2013

The industry saw a lot of eBusiness progress in 2013 as part of the Innovating for the Future Plan. We are proud to present the enhancements made to the IDW in the past year with an infographic. Highlights include 20,000+ new products added to the IDW and up to a 400% improvement in data quality for manufacturer product information, along with other initiatives that have saved time and money for both manufacturers and distributors. Thanks to our customers and partners for making this progress possible; we look forward to announcing more accomplishments in 2014!

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Top 10 Topics of 2013

Did you miss some of our top articles from 2013? We've recapped our most popular articles that interested our newsletter subscribers. The top two include the controversial topic of how manufacturers can benefit from linking their products to non-specific UPC numbers, and a message from our president about recent IDW product content enhancements.

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New IDW Platinum Band of Excellence Manufacturers

Congratulations to Acuity Brands, with Lithonia Lighting branded products, Emerson - EasyHeat, and Universal Lighting Technologies for recently achieving the IDW Platinum Band of Excellence, the most elite status in the industry’s banding program which measures the amount of marketing content manufacturers provide to the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) for their distributors.

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New IDW Platinum Band of Excellence Manufacturers

Congratulations to EGS Electrical Group and RAB Lighting for recently achieving the 2013 IDW Platinum Band of Excellence, the most elite status in the industry’s banding program which measures the amount of marketing content manufacturers provide to the Industry Data Warehouse (IDW) for their distributors.

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