Taking Stock

Published quarterly, Taking Stock keeps you up-to-date on all the EDA news.

Taking Stock: your regular EDA newsletter

Published quarterly in January, April, July and October, Taking Stock keeps you in-the-loop with all your Association news and how to make the most of your benefits.

If you’re the main EDA contact for your business, you’ll receive a copy in the post. Please do share copies with your team. Copies are also distributed to 3,000 readers of Electrical Wholesaler magazine.

You can download the latest issue and back copies on this page.

Affiliates: showcase your products to wholesalers

One of your EDA benefits is FREE editorial in Taking Stock. If you’re interested in featuring your products and services in future issues, please use the online form further down this page or call the EDA on 020 3141 7350.

Your latest issue of Taking Stock, October 2019

Download a PDF copy if issue 19, or view the flip book below.

This issue features highlights from our latest EDA Sector Survey 2019, which is also available to download.

Taking Stock Library

You can view back copies below. If you're looking for an earlier copy of Taking Stock than is shown here, please call the EDA on 020 3141 7350.

Issue 17 April 2019

In this issue we feature manufacturer news from these EDA affiliated members:

  1. ABB
  2. British Cables Company
  3. Gewiss
  4. GreenBrook
  5. Hager
  6. Heat Mat
  7. Lewden
  8. Manrose
  9. Vent-Axia
  10. Timeguard

Issue 18 July 2019

In this issue we feature manufacturer news from these EDA affiliated members:

  1. Aico
  2. Ansell Lighting
  3. CED Electrical Group
  4. Deta
  5. Honeywell – MK Electric
  6. Nexans
  7. Panduit
  8. Prysmian Group
  9. Sylvania
  10. Zip Water UK


Issue 15: October 2018

Download a PDF here, or view the flip book below

In this issue we feature manufacturer news from these EDA affiliated members:

  1. Atlantic Heat
  2. B.E.G.
  3. BELL Lighting
  4. Channel Safety
  5. GreenBrook Electrical
  6. Integral LED
  8. Termination Technology
  9. Trench Ltd
  10. Venture Lighting

Issue 16: January 2019

Download a PDF here, or view the flip book below.

In this issue we feature manufacturer news from these EDA affiliated members:

  1. ABB
  2. Wylex
  3. Scolmore
  4. Kosnic Lighting
  5. BG Electrical
  6. Carl Kammerling
  7. WISKA
  8. Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation
  9. Contactum
  10. Tunsgram


Issue 14: July 2018

Taking Stock July 2019 front cover

In this issue:

  • Lead story: Updated Product Knowledge Modules make their debut
  • First ETIM-UK translations available to download
  • EDA’s first Forum for 2018 heads to Belfast
  • Manufacturer news featuring:
    1. Megger
    2. Deta
    3. Philips
    4. Brother UK
    5. Fern-Howard
    6. Collingwood Lighting
    7. Heatrae Sadia
    8. Megaman
    9. Doncaster Cables
    10. Cembre
  • Sector news summary

Issue 13: April 2018

Taking Stock April 2018 front cover

In this issue:

  • Lead story: EDA Education & Training Awards 2018, celebrating with the Rev Richard Coles
  • EDA Learner Achievement Awards 2018
  • Pull out feature on EDA-led delegation to Light + Building 2018
  • Trade Supplier Level 2 Apprenticeship launches
  • Manufacturers collaborate on ETIM-UK
  • Bob Robertson steps down from the Board
  • Manufacturer news featuring:
    1. Eland Cables
    2. Prysmian
    3. Lutron
    4. Kosnic Lighting
    5. Crompton Lamps
    6. Thorn Lighting
    7. Legrand
    8. NVC Lighting
    9. Marshall-Tufflex
    10. Copper Cable Company
  • Llyr Roberts, CEO, of Prysmian UK and President of the Approved Cables Initiative and the British Cables Association sets out his vision for the future.

Issue 11: October 2017

Front cover image of Taking Stock, October 2017

In this issue:

  • Lead story: who’s the most engaged member and affiliate member in 2016?
  • From the Boardroom: Dan Poole, EDA Board of Management and EDA Board Member
  • Page 2: Anchors aweigh: 150 senior managers attended this year’s EDA Summer Event
  • Page 3: Light + Building, Frankfurt, March 2018: are you exhibiting?
  • Page 3: Are you ETIM ready? View our hints and tips and visit the new ETIM-UK website
  • Page 4: Introducing David Lorrison, the EDA’s new Head of Education & Training
  • Page 5: Catch up with the Birmingham Regional Business Forum
  • Pages 6 & &: Manufacturer News featuring:
    1. GE Lighting
    2. Ansell Lighting
    3. Eaton
    4. GEWISS
    5. GreenBrook
    6. Redring
    7. Venture Lighting
    8. Unitrunk
    9. Reggiani
    10. Zip

Issue 12: January 2018

Front cover of Taking Stock January 2018

In this issue:

  • Lead story: Apprenticeship standard set to attract recruits to the sector
  • From the Boardroom with Glyn Prestwood
  • Jess Heppleston wins national apprenticeship title
  • EDA Scottish Section Wholesaler Apprentice of the Year is announced at the SELECT awards 2017
  • Review of the Forum at LuxLive 2017
  • Manufacturer news from:
    1. Zehnder and Greenwood Electric
    2. Manrose
    3. MK
    4. Heat Mat
    5. JCC
    7. Lewden Palazzoli
    8. Kingfisher Lighting
    9. Deta Electrical


EDA Affiliates: promote your business and products to wholesalers

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Taking Stock is circulated to over 3,000 readers of Electrical Wholesaler magazine, and to all EDA members and affiliates.

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