Where are all the people with friends who are Wilson reps?

Discussion in 'Pros' Racquets and Gear' started by henryshli, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. henryshli

    henryshli Semi-Pro

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    I've read many posts in the past that Wilson rep I know said this and that. Where are they now?? What is Wilson planning to do with Fed's new racket?
     
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  2. davidl7

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    All information regarding the top pros are confidential, especially Federer. I've tried many times. But even the reps that work at Wilson don't really know too much about pro's equipment.

    I would hear things like Dimitrov testing the S technology at the headquarters and seeing increase in spin compared to his old racquets. But never anything in detail.
     
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  3. gplracer

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    I felt like I knew more than my rep. He knows the product line but not what the pros are playing with.
     
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  4. henryshli

    henryshli Semi-Pro

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    sorry I meant what are they planning to do it terms of releasing the model to the general market. Time scales etc....seems very quiet
     
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  5. Captain Ron

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    I think Wilson has missed their opportunity here.
    Technifibre or Head should release an all black 98 frame similar to Roger's spec's and just call it "Prototype". I'd buy one.
     
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  6. Fuji

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    What is there to know? My rep knows nothing in regards to the new Fed frame, no one other than the true uppers really know too much about what's going on.

    -Fuji
     
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  7. LeeD

    LeeD Bionic Poster

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    Guys, reps have to go to the yearly trade show, just like buyers, so they can learn the new stuff.
    A rep is only a person selling the stuff to the retailer, and not a CEO, owner, or VIP in the industry. A rep is ONE step above the retailer, and nothing more.
    Of course, the rep IN HIS AREA can recommend player's for the player packages, can recommend for the shop employee packages, and can influence somewhat on partial sponsorships, but the REP is only a salesman between the district distributor and the retailer.
     
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  8. Seth

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    LeeD, as always, speaks the truth.

    This TT user seems to have some insight:

    http://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/showthread.php?t=490047
     
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  9. Teniludius

    Teniludius New User

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    Thanks for the above link. That's one of the best laughs I've ever gotten from a TT post.
     
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  10. lethalfang

    lethalfang Professional

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    Exactly.
    What Wilson produces for Federer is nothing short of trade secret. If a rep knows about it, it's no longer a secret.
     
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  11. RFRF

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    let u know on the 4th of feb
     
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  12. Bdarb

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    If anything I think this could be dangerous territory for a rep to discuss. Even if they did know anything, they're toeing a fine line discussing paint jobs with potential clients.
     
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