ICS editor Eric Fish sounds off on events, news and all the latest hot topics surrounding the carpet cleaning and restoration industries.
September 15, 2008
In my 40-plus years of affiliation with the cleaning Industry I have watched closely the ebb and flow of our business in relation to the ups and downs of the general economy. Unlike direct retail, our service business seems to weather the storms of economic downturn and recession fairly well. Read More
September 12, 2008
September 11 was a somber day for me. From the moment I turned on my car radio in the morning until I went to sleep, words and images kept flooding my mind. Read More
September 5, 2008
See what readers said about their 2008 losses and their 2009 forecasts. Read More
August 28, 2008
In just a few months we’ve gone from feast to famine…from too much business to “where is the business?”…from fat and happy to hungry and stunned.Read More
August 22, 2008
ICS is thrilled to announce that long-time ICS columnist, industry stalwart and master of his domain Tom Hill is now blogging his way through the ins and outs (not to mention the ups and downs) of the cleaning and restoration industry.
August 17, 2008
The Olympics and the industry give ICS
publisher Evan Kessler a reason to stand up and cheer.
August 7, 2008
ICS publisher Evan Kessler jumps into the fray with his thoughts on the neccessity of a national trade association for the cleaning industry.Read More
August 5, 2008
It’s been far too long since we’ve recognized those fundamental tools of the trade, those vessels that whisper across the blacktop on molded rubber bearing the names Michelin, Bridgestone, Goodyear and more.
July 22, 2008
A recession, that is. And officially it isn’t, at least not until the folks at a place called the National Bureau of Economic Research say it is. The thing is, it doesn’t really matter.
July 10, 2008
This week, guest blogger Graham Dick discusses putting a different spin on networking that he says might be just what you’re looking for to increase your level of success. Read More