Pull Up a Chair! from ANLA ANLA's new Pull Up a Chair series puts you right in the middle of after-hours tradeshow conversations
filmed in Chicago. Listen as top retailers from around the country share about the issues that keep them up at night and the new ideas that drive their success. A two part series, debuting today, brings together Stephanie Ferris, Bill Jameson and Michael Bracken and looks at the challenges associated with choosing a new POS system. So Pull Up a Chair and check it out at www.anla.org/knowledgecenter.More
20 Ideas Worth Stealing from STORES Magazine Creativity
is a hallmark of the retail industry, and retailers have continued to demonstrate just how inventive, resourceful and imaginative they are over the last 18 months – no small feat given the financial challenges experienced by businesses and consumers alike. Consider the following a retail survival kit for 2010.More
MasterTag introduces two new nursery tags. Available as a folding or card style tag. Large landscape photos and detailed inset of key attributes such as flower, leaf color or fruit. Text information is based on extensive consumer
research. Available with or without bar code, price and D.O.R. Comprehensive variety listing.
Luxe Brands Glisten Again from Brand Week The swift regeneration of the U.S. banking system - and the concomitant return of the stock market to increases unseen since 2003 - has dominated the news of recent weeks. And why not? It’s all in sharp contrast to the so-called Main Street economy, where unemployment remains high and retailers continue to struggle. So, is this any time for folks to pop for a
platinum-channel-set diamond bracelet? Actually, it just might be.More
California Approves Tough New Green Building code from Business Green California has again underlined its status as a pioneer of green legislation, mandating tough new building rules that will require all new buildings in the State to comply with demanding environmental and energy efficiency standards by January 2011. Known as Calgreen, the green building code, which was formally adopted late last week, has been in
development since 2007 by California's Building Standards Commission (BSC).More
The EARTHSCAPES software is a great tool when creating striking landscape designs but it also compliments many of the other unique services your company offers. For example, did you know EARTHSCAPES also creates night light and holiday
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New Zealand Train Station Transformed Into Green Meadow from Inhabitat Often times standing around in even the most modern and sleek subway stations can be an utter drag. But imagine the surprise if your local platform
suddenly sprouted a vast green meadow! Not too long ago Auckland New Zealand's Britomart Station received a grassy green makeover that transformed 1,250 square meters of its cold hard concrete into a plush green field.More
Be On the Lookout from Logistics Management Nobody is predicting any dramatic post-recession bounce as the national economy
slowly emerges from its fitful and uneasy hibernation. On the freight transportation front, carriers in most sectors are still plagued with overcapacity, hoping that consumers will shake off their credit concerns and begin to register the kind of demands for goods that translate into shipping volume growth. But most observers agree that while the economy may have bottomed out in mid-2009, it will be running along the bottom for some time - and there will be no "hockey stick upturn" in demand for
goods and services. More
Green Industry Software at the 2010 ANLA Management
Clinic! Join us Monday Feb.1 @11am for a session about Production Management software from seed to sale, and Tuesday Feb. 2 @1pm to learn more about the registers of the future - Handheld POS. More Info
Inventory Management Tops 'Critical List' for Companies in 2010 from Supply Chain Brain Companies adapting to recession and recovery are finding that the dynamic of inventory management is shifting, according to a new white paper from Tompkins Associates. "There have always been conflicting views on the proper levels of inventory, but now we see it elevated
to a whole new height of organizational tension," says Jim Tompkins, president and CEO of Tompkins Associates and the paper's co-author. "It's not that the role of inventory has suddenly changed, rather it has evolved."More
Iowa State Student Imprints Messages on Apples from The Packer An Iowa State
University horticulture student has developed a technology for imprinting messages or logos directly onto apples. Brandon Carpenter, a junior at Iowa State, Ames, placed food-grade stickers on apples that blocked sunlight, and so formed a message while the rest of the apple’s skin turned red with light exposure, according to a university news release.More
BioChar "is much more efficient at enhancing soil
quality than any other organic soil amendment" and a "more environmentally conscious use of existing resources" (Lehmann and Joseph, 2009). More info
Pressure's On for Obama to Fill 'Food Czar' Job at USDA from USA Today Calls from consumer advocates and politicians are growing louder for the Obama administration to name an undersecretary for food
safety at the Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service, a position unfilled for more than a year.More
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