Sold Rental Business
April 30, 2020
If I Still Owned My Rental Business……

Many of you know that I owned a rental business for 12-years and sold it in December of 2018 to a private equity group who are doing great things with it.  I love the rental business and more importantly the people who make it up and I am empathetic to everyone affected by the current […]

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Lock Down Event Industry
March 16, 2020
Coronavirus and the Event Industry

Depending on how long you have been in the event industry this may not be your “first rodeo” when it comes to economic disasters that have affected day-to-day operations in the event industry.  9/11/2001, Sub-Prime housing bubble economic recession and now the Coronavirus Pandemic of 2020 have all adversely affected the United States (and world’s) […]

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Kedered Structure Tent Sidewall
January 15, 2020
Protecting Your Tenting Investment

Probably the most expensive investment you have in your warehouse is found in your tent department.  With tent prices ranging from $500 for a 10×10 to several hundred thousand dollars for larger structure tents, it is imperative that they are cared for properly during installation and storage.  The major protective measures that all rental store […]

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Chiavari Chairs
December 11, 2019
Protecting Equipment During Transport and Storage

While many a company has fallen into the “price war trap” where we feel that we must beat our competition by beating their pricing this all too often results in an overall lowering of prices in what was a strong market.  Early in my rental business we purchased a bunch of chiavari chairs.  When we […]

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Clear Tent Sidewall
November 11, 2019
Sidewall Quality Vs. Price

In the 13-years that I owned my tent business, sidewalls were constantly the thorn in my side.  We would install a beautiful tent and one or two of the fifteen sidewalls had visible cracks from “wind whip” and made the entire tent look bad.  It seemed that whatever price we paid for sidewalls the outcome […]

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