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Saturday, February 06, 2016 Vol. 79 No. 10


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07 |Young Retailer Award
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11 |Wells on Twitter
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14 |Trade Show Calendar
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16 |Media Kit 2016
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February 2016 Issue

Features
Tricks: Glass Houses | Jennifer Polanz
Here are a couple of ways to look at displaying terrarium-based products.

Drip Is Hip | Ellen C. Wells
The targeted application of water saves money, time and resources. So how can we get more gardeners to go automated?



Consumer Buzz
Women Pay More | Ann-Marie Vazzano
There’s inequality among prices of men’s products and women’s products, according to a new study by New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs.

Slumping Consumer Satisfaction | Ann-Marie Vazzano
Last year was characterized by lower customer satisfaction across the board, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).



Columns
Intentions for Change | Ellen C. Wells
Change has to be something you want to see happen.

Modern Conveniences | Jennifer Polanz
What consumers expect out of retailers like Target, Walmart and the like trickles down to what they expect from you.




WEB EXCLUSIVE

Combinations: 15 Hot Picks For Spring |Jennifer Polanz
In an issue full of containers, we had to give you something to put in all those pots. Here are some great choices for wowing customers this spring.





Nominations are open for the 2016 Green Profit/Dümmen Orange Young Retailer Award! |Ball Publishing Staff
Nominate your favorite up-and-coming retailer today!

Profit Planet

Superior quality product and outstanding service are now table stakes—the successful retailer must go beyond that.
The Friel World

There’s a fine line between native enthusiasm and what British pundits call “green xenophobia.”


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