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Running it by the Numbers – What a Concept!

Looking at financial information from LGCs (Local Garden Centers) and talking through the mysteries of the past year’s performance is a J...

Jan 17, 2015 2 Comments
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Malaise and Mobiles and Midterms, Oh My!

Based on recent conversations with local garden center (LGC) owners, I am sensing a selective malaise afoot in the nation, depending on p...

Nov 2, 2014 3 Comments
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A Brand New Strategy?

When I ask local garden genter (LGC) owners why there is no Scotts, Bayer or Weber on the shelves, a common response is that they want to...

Sep 1, 2014 29 Comments