Articles Tagged with ''business plan''

Do you have a succession plan in place?

Looking ahead.
By Scott Thompson
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How do you make sure you have such a plan?

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Times are changing for the bath and kitchen industry

How a free enterprise system affects the heavy hitters in our industry.
By Hank Darlington
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It’s certainly no secret that I’ve been active in this great industry for a number of years, and over those years I’ve seen tremendous changes.

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Get your ducks in a row

Strategic focus can take your company to the next level.
By Rick Johnson
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Most companies have little difficulty achieving tactical focus.
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A win-win

By Hank Darlington
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Adjust your compensation plan and everybody benefits. 
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Showrooming and the Internet

Embracing technology will help strengthen your business.
By Hank Darlington
I, like you, have had a great concern on how the Internet is changing the way decorative plumbing and hardware showrooms do business.
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Understanding the future

Getting to know Generation Y can benefit your business in the long run.
By Joshua Brown
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Welcome Generation Y! That’s right everyone, Generation Y has infiltrated your companies and it’s about time that you start understanding it a little bit more.
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Tackling an 8,000-lb. gorilla

How to use your inventory and warehouse to compete with Amazon Supply.
By Dick Friedman
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Amazon Supply, a new 8,000-lb. gorilla, has taken aim at many of the customers of PHCP supply houses. Amazon Supply is a separate unit, not an extension of the Amazon consumer side, and uses its own business-oriented website.
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A time to give, say thanks

Recognizing the efforts of others can go a long way in life.
By Hank Darlington
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I keep a file folder labeled “article ideas.” After writing an abundance of articles, I have to be careful not to be too redundant, although you know I do have some favorite topics! My writing style has always been to be less formal and more personal.
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BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

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Our cover this month features incoming ASA President Rick Fantham, who holds the dual roles of president and CEO of Hajoca Corp., and London, Ontario-based Emco.

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