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Winning in the Fourth Quarter

Yes, there is still time to make this a great year- here's how.


  The fourth quarter of the year is crunch time, mop-up time. The final three months is when some of you can (and should) score big and finish with a financial statement that makes the 2014 holidays special. You've met or exceeded your yearly budget and covered your overhead. Your game-tested team is familiar with your end-of-season plan and is motivated to make it happen.
  On the other end of the business spectrum, some of you may feel the only thing that will save your year will be the business equivalent of a Hail Mary pass.
  If you feel that way, don't ... (Read More...)

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10/29/2014 - McCloud Aquatics Has New Owner


SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - Pest control guru Phil McCloud has purchased McCloud Aquatics, based here, from his brother Chris McCloud. McCloud Aquatics, with President Lyle Erikson and his veteran staff, manages over 1,200 ponds and lakes in the northern Illinois ...More

10/29/2014 - Dixie Chopper Selects Briggs & Stratton Commercial Turf Engine


MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Dixie Chopper chose to power its Zee 2 zero-turn mower with a 23 gross hp Briggs & Stratton commercial turf engine. The Briggs and Stratton Commercial Turf engines are purpose-built to meet the harsh working environments zero-turn ...More

10/28/2014 - Keep an Eye on the Neonic Issue in Canada


Is rhetoric drowning out intelligent discussion yet again?
By Ronnie Hall/Editor-at-Large
How do we ignore what's happening in the second largest country in the world, which also happens to be our biggest trading partner and the country with which we share the longest international border in the world? It should be obvious I am writing about ...More
TBEI Announces New VP, Engineering and Quality - LAKE CRYSTAL, Minn. - Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc. has ...

10/28/2014 - TBEI Announces New VP, Engineering and Quality


LAKE CRYSTAL, Minn. - Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc. has promoted James"Archie" England to the newly created position of TBEI vice president, engineering and quality. England previously served as TBEI's director of engineering. Prior ...More

10/28/2014 - Simplot Partners Expands Its Operations


BOISE, Idaho - Simplot Partners is proud to announce the opening of a new retail location in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The new location will support growing markets in Oklahoma and Kansas. From its base in the western United States, this expansion ...More


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