AD Reports Sales of $10.2 Billion in Q3
AD, the contractor and industrial products wholesale buying/marketing group, reported sales for all AD members, across 12 AD divisions and three countries hit a new record during the third quarter of 2017 of $10.2 billion.
Through the first nine months of the year, member sales grew by 11 percent to $28 billion. Purchases from AD suppliers grew by 16 percent. Distributions to members were up 13 percent.
On a same-store basis, by industry, electrical sales were up 13 percent through nine months; PHCP was up 13 percent; industrial/PT were up 10 percent; and building materials was up 16 percent. By country, same-store sales in the United States grew 10 percent, Canada was up 11 percent, and Mexico grew 12 percent.