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Anticipating Common Questions: A Real Win-Win

In the last posting, I talked about retail being theater and how we are all players on the stage. Garden retailers have a challenge to he...

Apr 17, 2014 4 Comments

It’s OK Not to Know the Answers

Ah spring; the daffodils, the greening lawns, the plum blossom. And of course there is also the Bobcat that now won’t start, new truck dr...

Mar 28, 2014 14 Comments
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The Polarization Continues

In the week of a “Polar Vortex” it’s appropriate to report that the polarization of the USA retail Lawn and Garden business continued in ...

Jan 14, 2014 18 Comments