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December 22, 2015
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Meet Your 2015 Dealers of the Year

Sponsored by the Window & Door Dealers Alliance

 

Each year, Window & Door magazine’s editorial team sets out to discover window and door retailers and distributors that demonstrate excellence in the areas of marketing, customer service, showroom design and contributions to the community and/or industry.

It is not an easy task to narrow down just eight companies to present as our Dealers of the Year, but it is an important one. This awards program, the winners’ stories and the insight they share, all represent an effort to elevate the professionalism in our industry. We want to offer ideas that others can implement in their businesses, and to highlight the continued development and evolution of companies in the window and door supply chain. Read More...

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eBuyingGuide.net, produced by WDDA and available through the Window & Door magazine Web site, helps you find fenestration industry suppliers that provide the products and services to meet your business needs. This online directory is your trusted source for unbiased information and resources for the fenestration industry.  Read More...
 
NEWS TO KNOW
Year in Review: 2015 Was Year of Mergers and Acquisitions
Remodeling Spending Expected to Accelerate into 2016
California Energy Commission Releases 2016 Building Energy Efficiency Standards Documents
 
 
YOUR PROFITS
Industry Pulse Preview: Sales Projections for 2016
By Emily Kay Thompson
Coming off a positive 2015, window and door dealers anticipate continued sales increases in 2016.
 
*Editor’s Note: This following data and analysis is part of Window & Door’s annual Industry Pulse study, to be released in the January/February issue. As a WDDA member, enjoy this exclusive preview of the data prior to its official release next month. 
 
Nearly 80 percent of respondents to Window & Door’s annual Industry Pulse survey reported that sales in 2015 met or exceeded projections. One third of those that saw a higher-than-projected increase credited the overall economy and another 25 percent cited new construction starts. 
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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT
Stephanie & David Vanderbilt, owners
Coastal Windows & Exteriors
Learn more about this fellow WDDA member and Window & Door magazine Dealer of the Year for Excellence in Community Service. Coastal Windows & Exteriors' "secrets to success" include learning to become trusted educators to their customers, promising quality workmanship every day for every job, and their policy that "customers never pay until they are satisfied."  
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