Victoria Kickham

Distribution Editor

Victoria Kickham is the distribution editor for Electronic Design magazine, SourceESB and, where she covers issues related to the electronics supply chain. Victoria started out as a general assignment reporter for several Boston-area newspapers before joining Industrial Distribution magazine, where she spent 14 years covering industrial markets. She served as ID’s managing editor from 2000 to 2010. Victoria has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of New Hampshire and a master’s degree in English from Northeastern University.

Recent Articles

Supply Chain Technology

Distributors Bet on Automotive, Lighting, IoT

New opportunities in the “connected” auto industry and increasing demand for lighting controls have leading distributors focused on growth.
News & Trends

Preview: Top Distributors Report Modest Outloook

The industry’s largest distributors of electronic components stay focused on building business in a tough economic climate, according to our 2016 Top Electronic Components Distributors...
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Supply Chain Technology

Content Is King for Electronic Components Buyers

When it comes to getting connected, the Internet remains a research tool for electronic components buyers.
Supply Chain Technology

The IoT: A Big Deal for Buyers

Charged with sourcing a wider variety of products to power Internet of Things applications, electronic components buyers face new product knowledge demands.

Most Recent Articles

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Supply Chain Technology

Anti-Counterfeit Update: Traceability, Software Rank as Top Issues

Suppliers grapple with ongoing anti-counterfeit efforts, as the need to change behaviors in the buying community grows. ECIA’s Robin Gray offers insight on these and other issues...
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Rankings & Research

Electronics Industry Readies for EDS

Manufacturers and suppliers of electronic components will connect at the Electronics Distribution Show, May 12-15 in Las Vegas, with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara as a top ...
Rankings & Research

Top Distributors Grow More than 7%

The 2015 Top 50 report is just a few weeks away; preliminary results show the Top 10 companies account for more than $77 billion in sales of electronic components and related ...
Supply Chain Technology

Making Software a Priority for Buyers

Advocates say spend management software adds value to the supply channel, especially as OEMs and contract manufacturers seek to reduce costs and as outsourcing trends place greater...
Supply Chain Technology

Top 3 Concerns of Electronic Component Buyers

Component availability, economic issues top buyers’ list of things that “keep me up at night,” according to new survey of 800 purchasing pros.
Supply Chain Technology

Surviving a Flat Electronic Components Marketplace

TTI’s Michael Knight writes about “making the most of flat,” as the electronic components supply chain faces a third year of mediocre business conditions