In its simplest form, a buying group is a consolidation of similar independent companies that come together to form one large entity to provide the whole group leverage in its purchasing power. This happens because suppliers and distributors give pricing breaks to customers who buy in greater volumes, so independent small businesses are at a disadvantage.
Brian Farnsworth, general manager of Cement Colors, a Texas-based decorative concrete supply store with locations in Fort Worth and Houston, places a high value on continuing education and training for decorative concrete professionals.
Traditional acid-based stains may be today's gold standard for the decorative concrete industry, but their water-based cousins are growing in popularity...
The excitement is palpable as Concrete Decor magazine works to present the best Concrete Decor Show yet! We’re bringing the industry’s best experts to San Diego...
The United States is joining more than 80 countries around the world in upgrading its payment card security to embrace the EMV standard.
Every company hits milestones, such as the number of customers served or amount of products sold, but anniversary milestones are the golden opportunity to communicate your success with your customers and employees. Have you celebrated past corporate anniversaries?
I see a lot of businesses improperly using Facebook to market their business. Facebook is a powerful tool, but if you use it incorrectly it will work against you.