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How the Recession Changed Your Customers

There is no doubt customers coming out of the recent recession are fundamentally different than they were before. Even customers not directly impacted financially were emotionally shaken by the uncertainty, anxiety and adverse impact on family and friends.

Challenging Cleaning Projects: A Chat with Curtis McLemore

After more than four decades of experience providing day and evening janitorial and related-facility services, it’s probably safe to say that McLemore Building Maintenance has seen it all. Services magazine recently sat down with owner Curtis McLemore to discuss some of the more challenging—and unique—projects that the company has undertaken.

Green Seal Releases Revised Standard for Sanitary Paper Products

Green Seal has announced the release of its revised Standard for Sanitary Paper Products, GS‑1. This standard establishes environmental, health, and social requirements for a wide array of paper products, and sets a much higher bar for leadership in the industry.

Weathering Tough Times Requires a Stronger Focus

Having had to weather the storms of recession several times in my business career, I learned some very useful lessons that may be beneficial reminders to all of us. Positioning for a possible financial crisis is very similar to preparation for a hurricane—watching latitude and longitude and mph until it “hits.”

Thriving or Surviving in a Post-Recession Economy

Since the so-called “pundits” have declared the recent recession long over, perhaps it’s as good a time as ever to take stock of its effects, past and current.

We’re proud to announce the 30th anniversary of Services magazine. When MediaEdge bought the publication just four short years ago, we knew it was something special and much more than just a cleaning magazine.

Increase Incremental Revenues with Technology

We surveyed several companies in the United States and Canada to see how cleaning companies are increasing their revenues in this tough economy. There is one key element that all of these companies are using—technology!