Category Archives: Business

Charting a New Flooring Course

By Dan Larson RV News, February 2021 Faced with an RV flooring market that flipped, almost overnight, from carpeting to resilient flooring, the head of an industry-leading supplier changed the company’s heading and now sees smooth sailing ahead. Read about how Bill Watters, president of Syntec Industries, rode the wave of transition and now supplies […]

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RV/Auto Dealer Prepared for ‘Normal Now’

A the virus-related lockdowns eased, an Ohio dealer who operates both an RV and a car/truck dealership, was prepared for anxious customers lined-up or online ready to make a move. Understanding the similarities and differences between the two business types, the leadership team relies on custom vehicle data software to project and prepare for what […]

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Illinois Updates Geological Naming

With one eye on the coronavirus headlines, Illinois oil and natural gas companies gathered in early March to discuss a quiet first two months in the general assembly, revisions to the state’s enforcement code and how updates to state data systems affect geological nomenclature. Much on the agenda at this year’s Illinois Oil and Gas […]

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A Penny for Your Journalism

While researching funding models for journalism start-ups, I came across another example of why news paywalls do more harm to solid journalism than good. My online search led me to an article on a website published by Inside Philanthropy. According to its Crunchbase listing, Inside Philanthropy is a journalism site that aims to “pull back […]

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