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Question of the Week 9/19/06
Whom do you sell to? |
There was a survey recently in the Wall Street Journal finding that women are involved in 61% of major home improvement projects.
It's certainly not a surprise, but I'm wondering if it's true in the fencing industry too. Who are the decision makers when you're selling a fence?
Do you sell the fence differently depending on who will make the decision? Let us know what's going on...
Question of the Week Blog
|SOS Gains International Acceptance|
Professional Door Dealer, AZ - Sep 13, 2006
... says there are now several Italian companies using and marketing the SOS, one of which plans to market the SOS along with their Gate Operators in Europe.
|Companies vie to build technological fence|
Duluth News Tribune, MN - Sep 19, 2006
... The resulting proposals are the latest incarnation of decades' worth of attempts to use technology to create a virtual fence. So far, none have succeeded. ...
Local Government Issues
|Murrysville fence fight loses no luster|
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA - Sep 19, 2006
The fence of multicolored wooden pallets constructed by a Murrysville man likely will stand for at least 30 days. District Judge ...
|Normal City Council approves second dog park|
Bloomington Pantagraph, USA - Sep 19, 2006
... others for their owners. The City Council approved a $27,800 bid from Amco Fence Co. Inc., to fence in the area. Little said the ...
|Massive park plan is approved|
Tallahassee.com, FL - Sep 19, 2006
... St. Augustine Branch; a fence depicting Tallahassee's history; an ornamental protective fence; a dog park; and a parking lot. The ...
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
|Boy electrocuted climbing school fence|
New York Daily News, NY - Sep 14, 2006
A 17-year-old boy died last night after he touched a light fixture while climbing a fence at a Brooklyn school playground, police said. ...
|Kin to sue over fence tragedy|
New York Daily News, NY - Sep 19, 2006
The family of a 17-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing a fence at a Brooklyn schoolyard plans to sue the city for $10 million, according to papers filed ...
USA Mexico Border Fence
|Senate to consider border fence bill|
Houston Chronicle, United States - Sep 19, 2006
By SUZANNE GAMBOA Associated Press Writer. WASHINGTON — The Senate will consider a bill calling for erecting 700 miles of fencing ...
|House Approves US-Mexican Border Fence|
CBS News, New York - Sep 14, 2006
... The nearly 2,000-mile border now has about 75 miles of fencing. Rep. Peter King, RN.Y., said the separate fence bill was needed to show Americans "we can take ...
|Border fences -- and fantasies|
San Francisco Chronicle, USA - Sep 17, 2006
AFTER YEARS of debate about what to do about immigration, Congress has been able to agree on one thing: building a border "fence," stretching hundreds of miles ...
USA Canada Border Fence
|US eyes fence at north border|
Calgary Sun, Canada - Sep 15, 2006
By CP. WASHINGTON -- The US House of Representatives has again endorsed a study on building a security fence along the Canada-US border. ...
|Building A Fence On Canada US Border A Bad Idea|
770chqr.com, Canada - Sep 14, 2006
... that once lobbied the US government to open its border to Canadian cattle is dissapointed that the Americans are studying a proposal to build a fence along the ...
Fences in the Courts
|City wins right to once-private land|
The Herald, WA - Sep 16, 2006
... property. Cowsert agreed with the DeGroots that the city built a cyclone fence topped by barbed wire in the wrong place decades ago. ...
|A Nightmare in the Old West|
ChronWatch, CA - Sep 16, 2006
... due to existing fences between his property and that of rancher Dee Johnson, it would be impossible for the cows to reach his gate without a fence being cut or ...
DIY - Consumers
|Lebanon: Israeli barbed-wire fence a violation|
Jerusalem Post, Israel - Sep 13, 2006
... "We expect them to do so as quickly as possible," he said. The IDF said it was repairing the fence along the route set down in a May 2005 UN resolution. ...
|India to fence off border with Myanmar|
India Defence, India - Sep 18, 2006
The Home Ministry has taken up various measures to accelerate the fencing works along the Indo-Myanmar border to check illegal drug trafficking in the region. ...
GATE & ACCESS CONTROL DISTRICT MANAGER
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