Latest Articles in In the Dealer's Corner

  • Former Dealers of the Year share insights
     On September 13, the Window and Door Dealers Alliance, along with Window & Door magazine, honored its 2018 Dealer of the Year recipients at a ceremony at Window & Door Dealer Day in Las Vegas. This prestigious program honors excellence in the window and door industry, and this year’s honorees (presented on page 22 of this issue) represent new and innovative programs and... more »
  • As WDDA’s associate director of industry and member engagement, I have the opportunity to visit window and door dealers across the country and learn about their businesses, their challenges and their needs.  With several states and showrooms behind me, I’ve come across some common challenges and concerns facing retail window and door dealers. I’m also learning what dealers... more »
  • Gearing up for the networking event of the year
    SEPTEMBER 13 Encore at Wynn | Las Vegas SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*  8:00-8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast 8:30-9:00 a.m. Introductions and Icebreaker 9:00-10:15 a.m. Keynote: Build Depth and Create a Succession Plan in 8 Steps 10:15-10:45 a.m. Networking Break 10:45-11:30 a.m. Dealer to Dealer Discussion: Workforce Development 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.... more »
  • Three tips for keeping customers at the center of the sale
    Save the Date: September 13Encore at Wynn | Las Vegas Join WDDA for live training and networking opportunities Dealers: Don’t miss the opportunity to build on the principles and foundations discussed here by joining your peers and business growth strategists live on September 13 in Las Vegas. Hosted by the WDDA, Window & Door Dealer Day provides an opportunity for owners and top... more »
  • Dealers keep up with demand even as labor issues take a toll
    Spring is well underway and has brought with it renewed energy and focus—a good thing, seeing as Window & Door Dealers Alliance members find themselves in the midst of their busy season. If the conversations I’ve had with our members are any indication, dealers are experiencing thriving market conditions and an industry poised for prosperity. I’m told there are more... more »