DEAD WEIGHT OR top sellers?

Dolan, Thomas G.
March 2008
Garden Center Magazine;Mar2008, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p49
An interview with L.A. Reynolds Garden Showcase president Ken Long is presented. When asked about bagged goods, he suggests storing them away from customers and infers that bagged goods never look attractive in the front of stores. Long comments on his approaches to marketing and the brands that his store sells.


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