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TAG: State of the industry

2020 Industry Pulse: Despite the news, an amazing year

December 14, 2020By , , and
Outdoor DBI project (Photo: Jeff Robinson Photography)

Landscape Management's 2020 Industry Pulse report reveals that despite difficulties, the landscape industry had an amazing year. read more

A Look Back: Ups and downs

December 4, 2020By
December 2007 Cover (Photo: LM Archives)

In the December 2007 issue of LM, despite teetering on the edge of the Great Recession, readers expressed optimism in the annual “Outlook” survey. read more

LM EAB: December 2020

December 4, 2020By
Editorial Advisory Board graphic (Graphic: LM Staff)

In the December 2020 edition of Landscape Management's Editorial Advisory Board, members describe the current state of the landscape industry. read more

LM 2019 Industry Pulse: Still growing strong

January 3, 2020By
Travel and customer breakdown (Graphic: LM Staff)

2019 proved to be another strong year for the landscape industry, according to the latest LM Industry Pulse. Landscape pros are optimistic about their assessment of 2019, with 83 percent describing the market as “healthy.” Many expect that market health to continue into next year. As one respondent stated, “Our goals will increase; we have a lot of commercial work... read more

A Look Back: A far cry from 1995

December 23, 2019By

In 2019, it’s hard to imagine running a business without a computer. But the 1996 State of the Industry report (now Industry Pulse) showed that in 1995, only 70 percent of landscape contractors were using computers at their companies. And of that 70 percent, only about 14 percent of computer users had access to the internet, “the fast-growing computer web... read more

LM 2019 Industry Pulse: A look to the future

December 23, 2019By
Crews working on a project (Photo: Carolina Colorscapes)

While no one can predict the future for certain, many green industry professionals maintain a sense of optimism when looking ahead to 2020, according to the Industry Pulse survey. For example, on average, many survey respondents said they expect revenue to be up in 2020. “The market is good, and people are spending money,” says Jason Bishop, regional manager of... read more