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SYSTEMATIC SUCCESS: 7 Systems to Streamline Your Business

Date: Friday, Jan. 15
Time: 12 p.m. Eastern

Learn the 7 systems you must put in place to streamline sales, admin and operations, thus building the business of your dreams. A systematic firm is more profitable, easier to run, more valuable when you want to sell it and easier to scale and grow.

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video The value of a 3-week vacation
Jeffrey Scott explains the value of taking a three-week vacation from a business and personal perspective. >>Watch now
1. TruGreen, Scotts LawnService to merge
When the two largest companies in the lawn care segment said they would merge, readers were interested. >>More
  >Industry members react
  >TruGreen/Scotts LS aim to retain customers, staff
  >Timeline: History of TruGreen, Scotts LawnService
LandCare 2. LandCare’s Bogan reveals rebranding details, new trucks
In addition to dropping "TruGreen" from its name earlier this year, LandCare introduced a new fleet of orange trucks and trailers. >>More
High School Football Field 3. Misapplication destroys high school football field
Images of this high school football field destroyed after a chemical mix-up went viral in September. >>More
  >Scotts restores damaged football field
4. OSHA fines Bednar Landscape $77K for trench collapse
Earlier this year, OSHA proposed a $77,000 penalty to Bednar Landscape Services in Boonton, N.J., after a trench cave-in killed two workers. >>More
GPS Insight The Must Read Guide to Purchasing GPS Tracking Software
Uncover the recommended steps to select the best GPS vendor for your business and have a successful implementation. You will learn how to determine your needs, match feature sets to those needs, choose the right partner, and successfully implement the software.

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5. Former H-2B workers win $1.2M TruGreen LandCare wage deal
The case of a Mexican citizen who in 2010 filed suit against TruGreen LandCare for failing to reimburse visa and travel costs concluded in early 2015. >>More
Noon Turf Care 6. TruGreen acquires Noon Turf Care
In mid-2015, TruGreen acquired Marlborough, Mass.-based Noon Turf Care. >>More
JDL 7. JDL unveils plans to purchase Shemin
John Deere Landscapes reached an agreement to acquire Shemin Landscape Supply in February. >>More
  >JDL officially rebrands as SiteOne
8. TruGreen employee caught slacking
One lazy move cost an ex-TruGreen employee his job and cost the company a chunk of change. Find out how a customer caught the employee neglecting his duties. >>More
Yard-Nique 9. Yard-Nique makes acquisition in Atlanta market
In January, Yard-Nique acquired Estes Landscape of Sharpsburg, Ga., adding about $3.5 million in annual revenue to the full-service landscape firm. >>More
10. Former Brickman investor buys Yellowstone
CIVC Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm, acquired Yellowstone Landscape Group in partnership with management. >>More
  >Yellowstone Landscape drops legacy brand names

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