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TAG: Industry Pulse

GIE+EXPO: A telling trade show

December 18, 2017By
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If the landscape industry’s largest trade show is any indication of how the market is doing, things are going well. This year’s GIE+EXPO, held annually in Louisville, Ky., topped the last three years’ records in both attendance and exhibitors with more than 24,000 people from around the world, representing a 7 percent increase over 2016. Additionally, exhibit space grew 9... read more

Editorial Advisory Board: December 2017

December 18, 2017By

The pulse of the landscape industry is ______________. Landscape Professionals Richard Bare Arbor-Nomics Turf Norcross, Ga. “…the GIE+EXPO. It was the strongest ever with lots of new innovative, groundbreaking machines and tools.” Chris Joyce Joyce Landscaping Cape Cod, Mass. “…full of opportunity, growth and excitement.” Adam Linnemann Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping Columbia, Ill. “…beating strong thanks to many educational... read more

Industry Pulse: Another great year

December 18, 2017By

Editor’s Note: All graphs in this post can be enlarged by simply clicking the image. “It’s an incredible market.” “I don’t see it slowing.” “There’s lots of work out there.” These are just a few comments we received anecdotally from readers when conducting our annual LM Industry Pulse report. The survey results displayed within this story’s charts back up these... read more

Participate in the LM Industry Pulse survey

November 1, 2017By

The Landscape Management Industry Pulse survey is open for responses. Each year, LM surveys its audience and interviews readers to generate a report with key takeaways about the state of the landscape industry, including details like average annual revenue, growth rates, operating cost trends, challenges, opportunities and more. The LM Industry Pulse is published in the December issue. “I encourage... read more

Trends from 2016 GIE+EXPO

December 26, 2016By

We look at what was hot in equipment at the industry’s largest trade show. The 2016 GIE+EXPO and Hardscape North America, held Oct. 19-21 in Louisville, Ky., was the biggest showcase of green industry best practices and products ever assembled. More than 900 exhibitors showed off their offerings to a diverse crowd of more than 22,600 corporate big wigs, equipment... read more

Industry Pulse: President-elect Trump

December 12, 2016By

A look at how the new administration could affect the landscape industry. Despite the predictions of pollsters and pundits to the contrary, Donald Trump upset Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. Not only did Trump win the presidency, but the Republicans held majorities in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. This gives Trump the possibility of having his... read more