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Which Do You Put First—Your Cleaning Customer or Your Employee?

February 9, 2001
Taking care of your most expensive and valuable asset—your technicians—will result in a more profitable and successful business.
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Clearing Your Cleaning Path With Marketing Programs

February 6, 2001
In recent years, the floor care industry has seen a surge of marketing programs that are being offered. While many cleaners come up with their own marketing programs, it’s like anything else in life—knowledge is power, and the more you know, the more likely you are to succeed. Keeping that in mind, ICS decided to look at several different marketing programs, and their creators.
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Letters to the Editor: Stan Hulin Will Be Missed

February 6, 2001
I have been in the floor care maintenance field for some 29 years now and I wish to praise as much as I possibly can your recent article by Stanley Hulin in the December 2000 issue of ICS. In fact, I want to shout from the rooftops, “Thank you Mr. Hulin” for your praise of the hard floor care technician.
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Changes in the Industry

February 6, 2001
Along with the continually evolving cleaning and restoration industry it serves, the IICRC has also been expanding its educational and certification offerings.
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The Cleaner’s Guide to Saving Money by Spending Wisely

February 6, 2001
Habits are hard to break, especially bad ones. By not having a purchasing plan implemented, your bottom line will continue to decrease, while your debts increase.
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Editorial Comment: Get A Jump Start on Spring Cleaning

February 6, 2001
Get ready for the new season with spring cleaning promos, mailers and phone calls.
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A Life Well Lived

February 6, 2001
: In his premiere column, Steve Toburen reminds everyone success in business does not automatically equal success in life.
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Winter 2001: Product & Literature Guide

February 2, 2001
Commercial Floor Care Magazine's signature Product & Literature Guide.
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Case Study: Amtrak Utilizes Von Schrader LMX Systems in ‘Transformation 2000’ Program

February 2, 2001
Von Schrader units help Amtrak stay on top of cleaning track.
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Floor Care in the Hospitality Sector: Keys to Success

February 1, 2001
Hotels, casinos and other hospitality venues have unique floor care needs, and image is a high priority. They are often open 24/7/365 with regular traffic in nearly all areas of the facility from both guests and staff. Shopping malls, restaurants and many retail stores face similar challenges since these facilities depend on a “hospitality experience” to attract customers.
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