The New Vallen.ca

The New Vallen.ca

On May 2nd Vallen (a division of Sonepar Canada) launched the new vallen.ca website, which has been reinvented to showcase their latest innovation. The efficiency of the new website has significantly improved with an increased load time, search capabilities and an enhanced product catalogue. All of the changes produced on the new website have been implemented in order to meet the demand of their customers.  […]

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The Great Canadian Sales Competition Winners Gala

The Great Canadian Sales Competition Winners Gala

Sonepar Canada is proud to announce on March 10th The Great Canadian Sales Competition held their second annual Winners Gala at the Corus Entertainment headquarters. Representing Sonepar Canada in the final round, was second-year marketing student from Dalhousie University, Molly Marcott. Marcott was mentored by Vice President of Vendor Relations and Business Development, David Syer, in the final sales round of the competition. As a mentor, […]

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Lumen Expands into Atlantic Canada

Lumen Expands into Atlantic Canada

Number one in Quebec, opened in Ottawa Ontario and now in Nova Scotia. Lumen (a division of Sonepar Canada) has expanded their national footprint into Atlantic Canada. Featuring Lumen’s classic express branch design, of an open concept facility and incorporating state-of-the-art LED lighting, this 12,000 sq ft facility is the first of its kind in Atlantic Canada. The Dartmouth location is Lumen’s 33rd branch and currently […]

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Sonepar Ontario President Featured in Financial Post

Sonepar Ontario President Featured in Financial Post

The Great Canadian Sales Competition has effectively penetrated the negative stigmas associated with the sales profession. This movement has been captured through the positive press coverage this revolutionary competition has received. On February 18th, the Financial Post published an article featuring Sonepar Ontario President and competition Judge, Todd Walford. Within the article Walford outlined the importance of a sales representative being able to demonstrate their, […]

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New Head Quarters for Texcan Vancouver

Sonepar Canada is proud to announce that Texcan, a division of Sonepar Canada, has opened their new state-of-the-art Head Office & Warehouse in Surrey, BC. The 105,000 square foot facility sits on 8.4 acres of land and allows opportunities for future expansion. “The new Texcan Head Office & Warehouse has more than doubled our Vancouver footprint and cements our commitment to serve the BC market […]

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Todd Walford to judge The Great Canadian Sales Competition

With the deadline for video submissions rapidly approaching, Sonepar Canada is excited to begin the selection process for The Great Canadian Sales Competition. The next round of the contest will involve each sponsoring company assessing approximately 40 video submissions each. Sonepar Canada and participating Operating Companies, Texcan, Gescan and Vallen; will select their top ten contestants and challenge them to create a video pitch about […]

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Gescan and Vallen utilize new channel to sales talent

Sonepar Canada is proud to be the official corporate sponsor of The Great Canadian Sales Competition. Texcan’s participation in the competition last year did not go unnoticed. After hearing about Texcan’s success, Operating Companies Gescan and Vallen decided to join the program. “The feedback we received from Texcan’s involvement was astonishing,” said Gescan Human Resources Manager, Kim Gould. “We heard the calibre of video submissions […]

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Gescan expands footprint to Burnaby, BC

Sonepar Canada is proud to announce that Gescan (a division of Sonepar Canada) has opened their new branch in Burnaby, BC. This innovative facility occupies 15,000 sq ft and dedicates over 12,000 sq ft to storage and warehouse space. The branch includes office space, five service counters, two shipping and receiving doors and utilizes interior and exterior LED lighting. With Gescan continuing to expand their […]

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Texcan Uncovers Unique Access to Sales Talent

Texcan, a division of Sonepar Canada, was the first electrical wholesale distributor to sponsor The Great Canadian Sales Competition. As the contest enters its second year and the addition of Gescan and Vallen, Sonepar Canada will be coordinating the program as the new corporate sponsor. Last year, Jamie Scarborough, the co-founder of the Talent Sales Agency, piloted The Great Canadian Sales Competition. The contest was […]

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Interested in a career in sales?

Are you able to sell yourself? Sonepar Canada is always looking for innovative ways to engage and inform students of opportunities within our organization. The Great Canadian Sales Competition assists Sonepar Canada with adhering to that standard. Aware that there was a shortage of students interested in sales, the Sales Talent Agency created a program to help recruit students into the industry. The Great Canadian […]

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