DBL Distributing announced this week that it has promoted Leslie Reinhardt to the position of director of product replenishment. In the position, Reinhardt will supervise the teams responsible for replenishment at the company's facilities in Arizona, California and Pennsylvania.
Senior Buyer, DBL Distributing Age: 36 Education: B.A., University of Oregon Career History: Buyer at May Company and Dillards Greatest Business Achievements: Reinhardt, a key player on DBL’s purchasing team for three years, was instrumental in growing the company into on of the top XM distributors in the nation. DBL’s XM receiver activations were up 107 percent from 2006 to 2007 and they continued to increase in Q1 of 2008 by 184 percent. The GPS/2-way product lines she oversees have achieved 21 percent growth. Advice: “You have to have a strong sense of fun, and be passionate. If you aren’t passionate about what
It’s clear that this year’s Dealerscope 40 Under 40 inductees have learned much from their past and present mentors. Now it’s time to learn from them. As retail’s traditional customer base ages, it’s more important than ever for dealers and manufacturers to reach a younger buying public and establish new relationships to ensure the future health of their businesses. Who better to help reach that base than young employees, those who live the lifestyles, respond to the advertising and buy the products of a key target audience. Our group of 40 Under 40 young industry stars offers some strategies, tips and insights worth