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How adding services (sometimes) adds value to your company


  Landscapers have plenty of service options because so much under the sun can be described as landscape work. Services run the gamut from cutting grass to building water features to installing green roofs to decorating homes and businesses for Christmas. Yet offering many different landscape services is only a good business model when the offered services truly fit a company and a market. The trick is to recognize a fit.
  "Diversification of services is not a bad idea, and sometimes specializing in a service can be a good idea," says Peter Haakon, who operated two profitable ... (Read More...)

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - Titan is excited to announce the 2014 Great Titan Trailer Giveaway. Contractors in the U.S. and Canada can enter to win a cargo trailer. Titan is giving away five trailers, each customized to be the "ultimate toolbox on wheels." The ...More

4/24/2014 - TREE Fund Awards Over $44,000 in Grants


NAPERVILLE, Ill. - The Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund (TREE Fund) has announced the recipients of its 2013 Fall/Winter grants. The five awards total $44,994 and support urban tree research and education across the globe. With these new awards, ...More

4/23/2014 - Davey Tree Announces New President and COO


KENT, Ohio - The Davey Tree Expert Co. has promoted Patrick Covey to president and COO of U.S. operations. Additionally, Covey was nominated by Davey's Board of Directors to fill a three-year position, subject to approval by the shareholders at the ...More

4/23/2014 - Dow Reports Record Quarter


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