Matt Brooks and Mark Black both worked for a large lawn care maintenance company in Illinois’ Metro East area outside of St. Louis. When a national chain acquired the company, the revenue-centered structure presented a dilemma of whose interests to serve: customers or shareholders?
July is Smart Irrigation Month, and because of that, the July issue of Lawn & Landscape is the annual Water Issue.
INDIANAPOLIS – Angie’s List has announce that access to all the reviews on its website is free-of-charge. In addition, two new premium membership tiers are now available, offering guarantees and value-added services beyond those reviews.
- Green: free-of-charge nationwide access to companies in more than 700 service categories; nationwide access to more than 10 million verified consumer ratings and reviews; and monthly digital form of the company’s magazine.
- Silver: includes all green features plus Angie’s Fair Price Guarantee and Angie’s Service Quality Guarantee, exclusive discounts, chat and email customer support, a bimonthly print version of the magazine for $24.99 a year.
- Gold: includes all green and silver features plus complaint resolution process and customer support via phone for $99.99 a year.
ATLANTA, Ga – Takeuchi-US has appointed David Caldwell to national product manager, effective immediately. Caldwell has been the product and training manager for Takeuchi for nearly six years, and has over seventeen years of industry experience.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has provided comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) about the Renewable fuel standard program: Standards for 2017 and biomass-based diesel volume for 2018. In a letter sent to the EPA, OPEI expresses significant concerns about the expansion of E15 in the marketplace without a solid consumer education program.