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LAUNDRY BUSINESS GROWS THANKS TO REMOTE ACCESS TO DATA - sm - May 2017
Case Study: Laundry Business Turns To Chemical Dispensing System


TEN TIPS FOR REDUCING INSURANCE COSTS - cp - April 2017
Ten Ways To Reduce Insurance Costs For Businesses


- cp - April 2017
Think Twice Before Filing Business Insurance Claims


FIVE KEYS TO GROWING A BUSINESS - cp - February 2017
Book Club: How To Scale Up Your Business
“Scaling Up: How a Few Companies Make It...and Why the Rest Don’t,” by Verne Harnish, is a 360-degree tutorial on how to grow a business

KEYS TO SELLING YOUR BUSINESS - cp - November 2016
What To Consider Before Selling Your Small Business
Whether BSCs are planning to sell now, or years down the line, they must first take a good, hard look inside their own operations

- cp - November 2016
Are You Emotionally Ready To Sell Your Business?


- sm - November 2016
Sustainability In Business


- cp - September 2016
Balancing Life And Work As A Woman Business Owner


- sm - September 2016
Affects Of The Amazon Business Model


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - September 2016
Competing Against AmazonBusiness In B2B Ecommerce


- cp - August 2016
Business Proposal Software Allows For Sales Videos, Integration


- cp - August 2016
Remembering Customer, Employee Concerns When Buying Businesses


- cp - April 2016
From Small Cleaning Business Owner To Entrepreneur


- cp - April 2016
Growing A Business With An Eye To The Future


BOOK CLUB: BE PREPARED TO EXIT YOUR BUSINESS AT ANYTIME - cp - February 2016
Tips For Selling A Cleaning Business


- sm - September 2015
Avoiding Family Business Issues


- cp - September 2015
Making The Best Of Business Succession Planning


BOOK CLUB: DITCH THE SWOT ANALYSIS - cp - August 2015
Deconstructing Janitorial Business Strategies


- cp - June 2015
Three Generations Of A Family Owned Business


- cp - June 2015
Successful Family Business Secrets


LEAD DON'T FOLLOW - sm - June 2015
How To Make Your Business Stand Out


- sm - April 2015
Distributors Can Find Both Business-To-Consumer And Business-To-Business Sales


- sm - April 2015
Growing A Business Together


- cp - February 2015
GSA Takes Suggestions From Cleaning Businesses


- cp - November 2014
Are Federal Labor Agencies Waging A 'War On Business'?


- cp - June 2014
State Of Commercial Cleaning Business 2014 - Member Content


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
What's The Value of Cleaning Expertise?


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
Positive Customer Experiences Can Trump Price Tags


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
Quantifying and Documenting Value-added Services


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
Drilling Down Cleaning Customer Needs


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
Paul Greenland Leads Aetna Building Maintenance Into A New Era


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
From Washing Floors To Aetna Company President


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
'Think Green, Think Aetna'


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE - cp - November 2013
Aetna Reinvents Itself As A Facility Maintenance Organization


BOOK CLUB: THE GREAT GAME OF BUSINESS - cp - October 2013
Run An Open-Book Business


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business


SUPPLY & COMMAND - sm - August 2013
GSA Strategic Sourcing Centers On Price — And Little Else


SUPPLY & COMMAND - sm - August 2013
FSSI JanSan Could Devastate Small Suppliers


BOOK CLUB: TRACTION - cp - June 2013
Business Owners Take Note: Moving A Company Forward Takes Traction


- news - 7/10/2013
JANCOA Named Finalist for Goering Center Award


TAKE A SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS - cp - April 2013
BSC Book Review: Shortcut To Prosperity


TRACKING TRENDS WITH ERP - sm - May 2013
Doing More With Distribution Business Software


- news - 4/22/2013
MedAssets Recognizes Unisource As a Silver Supplier


SLAMMED - sm - April 2013
After Hurricane Sandy East Coast Cleaning Professionals Get Back to Business


- news - 12/27/2012
AFFLINKS Adds AAA Supplies and Interiors


- news - 6/25/2012
Universal Business Systems Acquires Universal Dynamic Solutions


- cp - August 2011
3rd Generation BSC: My Cleaning Service
Third-generation companies are rare in the cleaning industry. But the father-daughter-granddaughter team at Baltimore-based My Cleaning Service is positioning the company to continue its success for decades to come

- news - 7/7/2011
AFFLINK Adds Universal Business Systems


IN THE NEWS - sm - October 2010
Business Conditions Improving? Not So Fast Say Jan/San Distributors


EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - May 2009
Jim Sutton, Better Business Cleaning Inc.


SALES - sm - December 2008
Win Clients With Business Reviews
This high-level selling approach focuses on customer goals rather than products

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - November 2008
Executive Interview: Lonnie J. Williams
Award-winning minority BSC specializes in federal contracts

BUSINESSCENTER - cp - September 2008
Legal Smarts Help BSCs Avoid Lawsuits


CUSTOMER SERVICE - cp - April 2008
Problem Customers: How To Deal And When To Cut Ties
With patience, humility and foresight, nuisance customers can emerge as loyal clients

CLEANTIPS - cp - April 2008
CleanTips: Avoiding Problematic Customers


BUSINESSCENTER - cp - March 2008
Business Loans Secured With Careful Planning


COVER STORY - cp - October 2007
E-Commerce Brings Distributors Closer To BSCs
How the Web is strengthening BSCs' bonds with distributors

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - cp - October 2007
Industry Profile: Bob Armbruster, Clean Team Inc.
Strong employee commitment leads to company success

- news - 4/12/2007
Business: Technology Tools for Success


- news - 3/26/2007
Cleaning Business Experts Announce Free “Quick Start” Business Guide


- news - 3/5/2007
Distributor: Sale of HD Supply Seems Likely


- news - 1/11/2007
Management: House Approves Minimum Wage Increase


- news - 1/10/2007
Business: Market Strength Continues in 2007


BUSINESSCENTER - cp - October 2006
Marketing: Overcoming The Two Biggest Mistakes


DRIVING GROWTH - sm - September 2006
Book Excerpt: The Distribution Value Map
Few things in business are assured, but a new ‘map’ can serve as a guide to help distributors boost company performance

MANAGEMENT - cp - July 2005
Smart Growth: Steady As She Grows
You can keep your employees focused and motivated during times of change and growth: Here's how

- cp - February 2005
The Family Business
Knowing when to separate "family" from "business" is critical to long-term success

EDITORIAL - cp - February 2005
Keeping It In The Family...Or Not?


- cp - January 2005
Business Concerns for BSCs: The Top 5 of 2005
The biggest business concerns facing BSCs in the new year

COVER STORY - sm - August 2004
Business Valuation: What's Your Company Worth?
Principles you can bank on when selling, acquiring or planning ahead

BUSINESS BUILDER - cp - March 2004
Growing Pains: Four Stages Of Evolution