TAG: competition

2015 PLANET SCD to descend on NCSU March 12–15

January 29, 2015By

Registration is open for landscaping companies to attend Student Career Days (SCD), scheduled for March 12–15 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. Hosted by the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET), SCD brings together approximately 850 horticulture and landscape students from more than 65 schools to test their skills in real-world, competitive events and to interview with companies at the... read more

Profit Power: How to compete with ‘the big boys’

September 18, 2014By

If you’re trying to compete with “the big boys,” like Brickman and ValleyCrest, you need to be aware of how the larger commercial property management firms operate. They have a sophisticated approach to decision making (it’s different from an owner-operator of a strip mall). The approach You need to find out: At what level the enhancement jobs go out to... read more

Arbor-Nomics among Atlanta’s best companies to work for

May 6, 2014By

Arbor-Nomics Turf was named one of  “Atlanta’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in 2014. The company received the designation as part of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition, which honors companies in seven regions that perform excellently in their human resource practices and employee enrichments. Organizations were assessed on communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity,... read more

700 Ewing employees run marathon for Autism Speaks

February 3, 2014By

While Ewing’s specialty may be selling sprinklers, it’s also earning a reputation for running. Ewing employees finished the 2014 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon on Jan. 19. Team Ewing had more than 700 participants from 25 states, earning the team first place in the Rock Corporate Challenge Corporate Large Division, a competition that energizes companies... read more

How do I avoid competing on price?

October 11, 2013By

You send one of your employees to give a potential customer a quote. He thanks him for coming but says he’ll think about it. In less than half an hour, you receive a call saying he has found someone who’ll do the exact same job for less. Unless you’re willing to sharpen your pencil, you just lost the job. How... read more

Six finalists announced for Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition

September 12, 2012By
Logo: Water Film Competition

AZUSA, CA—The Intelligent Use of Water Film Competition (#iuowfilm) has named the six finalists that will compete for awards totaling $15,000 at the environmentally focused short film competition’s final screening event on Oct. 17 at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. Presented by Rain Bird, in partnership with LM’s parent company, North Coast Media, each of the finalists will be... read more