Many shops east of Atlanta are being called on by Thompson Tools trucks, two independent distributors who both started out turning wrenches before selling them. Glenn Thompson has been an independent tool distributor for 19 years and started Thompson Tools. “I was young, looking for something...
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“Before you go, have a game plan,” Glenn said. “Take a notepad. I have a wish list, and I make a list of new items. … Then I go back to the motel room, or to lunch, and try to review what I’ve seen, and what I feel like I could afford and what’s going to sell.”
It’s all the aspects of the tool business added up that make Thompson Tools a success.