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HARDI Distributors Report 24.3% Percent Revenue Increase in June

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing the average sales performance by HARDI distributors was an increase of 24.3% percent during June 2020. The average annual sales growth for the 12 months through June 2020 is 3.4 percent. “The strong report this month was as expected and a welcome relief after two very challenging months,” said HARDI Market Research & Benchmarking Analyst Brian Loftus. “We were hoping for a… Read More

HARDI Releases Skilled Trades Documentary, Hot Commodity

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) is pleased to announce the release of their feature-length film, Hot Commodity. A behind-the-scenes look at young people finding success in an industry that provides much more than comfort. The film Hot Commodity showcases the lives of different individuals that are currently working in the HVACR industry and tells their stories on how they found their way to it. The film also highlights the demand for skilled people to enter the workforce… Read More

HARDI Distributors Report 19.2% Percent Revenue Decline in April

Last week we released our monthly TRENDS report, showing the average sales performance by HARDI distributors was a decrease of 19.2% percent during April 2020. The average annual sales growth for the 12 months through April 2020 is 1.3 percent. “April’s decline reflected the COVID-19 disruptions with sales declines of 40% to 50% in the hot zones of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions,” said HARDI Market Research & Benchmarking Analyst Brian Loftus. “The decline is… Read More

5 Keys to Peak Season from HARDI

As we transition out of the emergency phase of COVID-19 into the recovery phase, HARDI has developed a new set of tools to help your business prepare for peak season in this new world, designed to address the five greatest uncertainties identified during the crisis. Please use these new tools to help reinvigorate your teams, make informed decisions, and keep your employees and customers safe. Click here for video from Talbot… Read More

Contractor Business Resources

By Tim Fisher From the beginning of the Covid-19 crisis, HARDI has worked to support distributor and supplier businesses by offering regular updates on federal loan programs, threats to supply chains, emerging sales best practices, and numerous other areas linked to wholesale distribution business operations. In continuation of that trend, HARDI has made the following resources available to help empower your team to help your contractor customers and help ensure their success and fortify demand… Read More

HARDI Distributors Report 3.7% Percent Revenue Growth in March

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing the average sales performance by HARDI distributors was an increase of 3.7% percent during March 2020. The average annual sales growth for the 12 months through March 2020 is 4.1 percent. “March was a confusing month because the historic surge of initial unemployment claims began during the week of the sixteenth, the growth for the month looks weak in a couple… Read More