S.P. Richards online publications enabled for iPad and Android tablets



February 12th, 2013

S.P. Richards Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC: NYSE) and leading wholesale distributor of business and office supplies, announced today…

S.P. Richards online publications enabled for iPad and Android tablets

The S.P. Richards Evolve™ program has been enhanced to accommodate the ever-growing number of business consumers utilizing iPads and other digital tablet devices. 2013 Evolve online publications will now feature functionality specific to tablet users. These features include swiping to advance pages in the flyers and catalogs and tapping to zoom in and out and to link to product special offers and rebates when applicable.

Larry Goodman, S.P. Richards Director of Marketing for the program said, “The Evolve program will now use auto-detection to identify whether a user is accessing a publication via a traditional laptop/desktop computer or a tablet such as an iPad or Android-based device and deliver the appropriate browser experience. We’re pleased to announce this latest enhancement to our online publications offering.”

Additional details on the program can be obtained by contacting a local S.P. Richards Sales Representative.

S.P. Richards Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC: NYSE), distributes a wide spectrum of business products to office products resellers throughout the U.S. and Canada. These products include consumable office supplies, office furniture, computer supplies, consumer electronics, cleaning and breakroom supplies from all of the major industry manufacturers. S.P. Richards Company markets several private label lines under the brand names of Lorell, Integra, Sparco, Genuine Joe, Nature Saver, Compucessory, Elite Image and Business Source. The company operates over 40 Distribution Centers across the United States and Canada.

Genuine Parts Company is a distributor of automotive replacement parts in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The Company also distributes industrial replacement parts in the U.S. and Canada through its Motion Industries subsidiary. S.P. Richards Company, the Office Products Group, distributes business products nationwide in the U.S. and in Canada. The Electrical/Electronic Group, EIS, Inc., distributes electrical and electronic components throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Genuine Parts Company had 2011 revenues of $12.5 billion.




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