Direct selling, where suppliers jump your spot in the supply chain and sell directly to your customers, has always been an issue in the industry. But it’s also been an issue prone to prediction and supposition, with many industry insiders trying to guess how and when it’s going to escalate—and how much it’s going to affect the industry.
American Solutions for Business
Glenwood, Minnesota-based American Solutions for Business (ASB) has been awarded a three-year group purchasing agreement with the Premier healthcare alliance, the largest healthcare alliance in the U.S.
The exchange took place at a Silicon Valley dinner party, a 2011 gathering of top U.S. technology executives. Official White House photos of the event depict a cozy atmosphere: warm lighting, attendees mid-toast, glasses of white wine in hand, jackets draped over the backs of chairs.
Minnesota-based distributor, American Solutions for Business (ASB) recently acquired a sales group from Portland, Ore. The team, lead by Kevin Welch, includes six sales associates and three staff people. This group was originally part of American Eagle Graphics, a west coast business that was founded in 1985. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Glenwood, Minnesota-based American Solutions for Business announced the death of its vice president of Information Technology, Todd Schroeder. He died suddenly on the evening of Jan. 25, 2012 at the age of 49.