The Euro: A Waiting and Watching Game

European electrical wholesalers and manufacturers are generally pleased with the move from individual national currencies to the new euro.

Major issues include increasing price transparency and its influence on price harmonization, cross-border sourcing and the Web's role.

“Prices will rise for a period until suppliers find their place in their markets,” said Gerry Kelly, of the Association of Electrical Distributors in the Republic of Ireland. “But this will be short-term, as

All access premium subscription

Only Electrical Marketing newsletter subscribers have access to premium content.

Being a subscriber to the Electrical Marketing newsletter allows you exclusive access to high value content including key economic indicators measuring the health of the market and access to the Electrical Price Index and other important industry insights.

Sign up for the Electrical Marketing newsletter to get access.

TAGS: archive
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.