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Inside Mergers & Acquisitions and What It Means for the Industry

At times, it can seem the industry trade press is reporting about another lawn care or landscape company being acquired on a monthly or even weekly basis. While the frequency of these acquisitions can make it feel like soon there be just a handful of larger landscape companies, the fragmentation of the industry prevents this […]

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Top CEO's Featured at LANDSCAPES 2017

We are excited to bring together some of the most successful CEO’s in the industry at LANDSCAPES 2017. On October 20th, 2017 we will be holding a power session called “CEO’s Unplugged” from 9:45am- 11:15am where attendees will have the chance to ask questions to top CEO’s from three specialties. These three specialties include Lawn […]

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What I've learned about the landscape business from my dad: the Kuperus edition

For Father’s Day, as part of our #NALPStories series, we talked to Miles Kuperus III about what he’s learned by working with his dad, Miles Kuperus, Jr., at Farmside Landscape and Design in Sussex, N.J. Brought up in the business Through working with my dad, I have learned quite a bit, but the most useful […]

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What I’ve learned about the landscape business from my dad: the Dowell edition

For Father’s Day, as part of our #NALPStories series, Kelly Dowell writes about what she’s learned by working with her father, Maurice Dowell, at Dowco Enterprises Inc. in Chesterfield, MO. Growing up I was always observing the business. I remember living in a small trailer home when we just had a couple of trucks with magnetic […]

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Celebrate winners, dump losers…NOW!

As the year winds down, I want to remind everyone that the customer, while vital, is only half our management audience.  After a long, tiring season full of challenges and hard work, we all need to think about the players on our teams.  If you’re honest, you’ll face the fact that, in every company, on […]

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