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Colgate-Palmolive, Ecolab Boast Higher 1Q Numbers

Colgate-Palmolive Co. reports that its first-quarter net income rose 12% as the household products giant continued to post sales gains that outshined its competitors...
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CRI Touts IAQ/IEQ Friendly Green Label Vacuum Cleaners

Vacuum cleaner manufacturers are doing their part to make cleaning easier and more effective by joining The Carpet and Rug Institute's Vacuum Cleaner Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Testing Program.
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Tennant Taps UGS Software Supplier For Collaborative Product Development

UGS, a supplier of collaborative product development solutions for manufacturers, has entered into a software and services contract with Tennant Company, a manufacturer of floor cleaning machines, parts and accessories.
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RPM Reports Lower 3Q, Nine-Month Results

RPM says losses "were in line with expectations," and blame extremely cold temperatures, the generally soft retail environment and high costs involved with the restructuring of its Wood Finishes Group.
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Jancentral.Com Makes Headlines in NY Times

Robert Kravitz, JanSan industry speaker, writer, and VP at janCentral.com, was recently highlighted in the New York Times on his History of Vacuum Cleaners lecture.
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ServiceMagic Survey Reveals Mom Wants Kitchen Remodeling, Maid Service and Carpet Cleaning

According to a national online survey conducted by ServiceMagic.com, what moms want for Mother’s Day are maid service (36% of votes), remodeled kitchen (35%), new landscaping (18%), and getting the carpets cleaned (11%).
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Jancentral.Com Makes Headlines in NY Times

Robert Kravitz, JanSan industry speaker, writer, and VP at janCentral.com, was recently highlighted in the New York Times on his History of Vacuum Cleaners lecture.
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Tennant Taps UGS Software Supplier For Collaborative Product Development

UGS, a supplier of collaborative product development solutions for manufacturers, has entered into a software and services contract with Tennant Co.
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Ecolab, Unisource Enter Distribution Agreement

Ecolab Inc.’s Professional Products Division has entered a long-term supply arrangement with Unisource Worldwide, Inc.
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PurchasePro Named Top B2B Solution for Hospitality Industry

Hotel & Motel Management magazine has rated PurchasePro as the preferred provider of B2B e-commerce solutions among executives in the hospitality industry.
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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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Arguably, sending out a client newsletter is the No. 1 key to a reliable cleaning business. In this episode of The Hitman Advertising Show, John Braun covers the true value of mail newsletters, how to send them, how often to send them and more.
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2014 October

The October issue of ICS features stories on the 2015 ICE Expo, differentiation, deodorizing, upholstery cleaning, facebook advertising, up-selling, rug cleaning, the rug tour, and cool products.

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