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Friday, 09 September 2016 12:49

Getting To Know the ISSA Tradeshow

Getting To Know the ISSA Tradeshow

1. Plan before you go: Discuss with your team what products are needed to complement the arsenal of items that you have to combat dirt. 2. Prioritize the list of items before you go: This will help you stay focused during the show. You may wish to develop a top ten list of the most important products that you wish to see.

Published in Sep/Oct 2016
Friday, 09 September 2016 12:32

Tradeshow Triumphs

Tradeshow Triumphs

Back in 1923, Alfred Richter, who founded what was then known as the National Sanitary Supply Association, said the reason he formed the organization was to provide a meeting place of successful distributors, drawn from various metropolitan cities, [which allows them to] exchange ideas that would be beneficial to all. Now known as ISSA, the International Sanitary and Supply Association continues to provide an annual gathering place for JanSan distributors.

Published in Sep/Oct 2016
Friday, 09 September 2016 11:13

A Checkmate in Marketing

A Checkmate in Marketing

No strategy = no plan. No plan = burning precious marketing dollars. So what is missing in the equation? You guessed it: a marketing strategy. Think of a marketing strategy like a game of chess. Sure, you could just move the pieces randomly, but in order to be competitive you need to be thinking two or three steps ahead, if not more. In other words, you need a plan of attack.

Published in Sep/Oct 2016
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 09:04

Reclaiming Detroit’s Playgrounds

Reclaiming Detroit’s Playgrounds

These business owners found a unique way to give back to their community. By using power equipment to clear abandoned parks, the Detroit Mower Gang has made a real difference for area children and inspired the city to fill in the gaps where their goverment can no longer afford to.

Published in May/Jun 2016
The Key Differences Between Green and Sustainable

Green focuses on broad environmental impacts, but typically limits social considerations to direct human health impacts. For instance, green does not consider wages, working conditions, hiring practices, or philanthropy.

Published in May/Jun 2016
Know the Difference Between Green and Sustainable

There’s no doubt that green practices save money, are better for workers and the employees who work in the buildings. Embracing green is better for environment, improves waste streams, prevents air pollution, and reduces carbon output.

Published in May/Jun 2016
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