Richardson Named to 2013 Selling Power Top 20 Sales Training Companies List

Jul 30, 2013, 12:30 ET from Richardson

PHILADELPHIA, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Richardson, a leading global sales training and sales performance improvement firm, today announced that it has been selected to the 2013 Top 20 Sales Training Companies list published by Selling Power magazine. The list appears in the Summer (July/Aug/Sept) issue of Selling Power, which will be mailed to subscribers in the second week of August. 

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Selling Power went through an extensive evaluation and selection process in determining the companies included on the 2013 list. The criteria used for selection included:

  1. Depth and breadth of training offered
  2. Innovative offerings or delivery methods
  3. Global capabilities
  4. Ability to customize offerings 
  5. Strength of client satisfaction

Richardson has over 30 years of experience creating customized sales training programs and solutions that build organizational ability and improve individual skills necessary to grow profitable sales. Richardson works with some of the largest and most sophisticated companies in the world and has won numerous awards for sales training excellence.

"To be included in the Selling Power Magazine list of the 2013 Top 20 Sales Training Companies is truly an honor," says David DiStefano, President and CEO of Richardson. "The selection criteria and rigor with which Selling Power used to select the Top 20 makes this achievement a meaningful award."

"When a company has adopted an excellent sales training program, the proof is the reaction of the customer," says Selling Power founder and CEO Gerhard Gschwandtner. "Good sales training actually enhances the buying experience for the customer. A high-quality sales training initiative is one of the best investments a sales leader can make to become more successful and more competitive in any market."

For more information or to order a copy of the Summer issue, visit or call Selling Power headquarters at (540) 752-7000.

About Richardson

Richardson helps leaders prepare their organizations to execute sales strategies and achieve business objectives. Richardson has the expertise and resources to help clients scale their initiatives quickly and confidently across their entire sales force and supporting functions. Working together, Richardson identifies sales best practices, evaluates talent, builds capability and consistency through world-class sales training, and sustains necessary change. Through a proprietary customization process, Richardson ensures that each solution reflects the unique culture and values of its client, driving rapid adoption and lasting results. To learn more, visit -

About Selling Power 

In addition to Selling Power magazine, the leading periodical for sales managers and sales VPs since 1981, Selling Power Inc. produces the Sales Management Digest and Daily Boost of Positivity online newsletters, as well as a five-minute video series featuring interviews with top executives. Selling Power is a regular media sponsor of the Sales 2.0 Conference. CONTACT: Larissa Gschwandtner, 713-874-0898

About Gerhard Gschwandtner

Gerhard Gschwandtner is the Founder and CEO of Selling Power and the publisher of Selling Power magazine. He conducts a popular Daily Report video series featuring interviews with top sales and marketing executives and CEOs and regularly hosts the Sales 2.0 Conference. He is a recipient of the Sales & Marketing Executives International, Inc. 2010 Ambassador of Free Enterprise Award. Read his blog at

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