Articles by Hank Darlington

Darlington on Showrooms:<br>Back To The Basics

Learn to do the little things well.
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Darlington On Showrooms:<br>ISH 2003 - Part II

A continuation of commentary on the world's largest trade fair and international styles and trends.
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DarlingtonOnShowrooms:<br>ISH 2003

An overview of the world's largest trade fair and international styles and trends.
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DarlingtonShowrooms: Castle Supply's Galleria Bath & Kitchen

This wholesaler has learned the nuances of the showroom business.
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DarlingtonOnShowrooms: A Tale Of Two Stores

While different in terms of display, product mix and ease of doing business with, both operations generate incredible margins.
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DarlingtonOnShowrooms: People - Your Most Important Asset; Part 5 - Compensating The Best!

Compensation plays a key role in attracting and retaining the best showroom staff.
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DarlingtononShowrooms: People -- Your Most Important Asset; Part 4 -- Motivating The Best

Productivity will increase when employees are presented with growth opportunities and challenges.
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Darlington On Showrooms: People - Your Most Important Asset: Part 3 - Communicating the Best

Being a good communicator requires being a good listener.
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Darlington on Showrooms: People - Your Most Important Asset part 1 - Hiring the Best

I hope that all owners and managers of showrooms would agree with me that their most important asset is people.
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Darlington on Showrooms: Little Things Mean A Lot - Part II

Here are more ways to make your business more customer friendly than the business down the street.
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