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    Economic Snapshot: First-time buyers propel existing home sales

    The share of first-time buyers in existing home sales was at its highest pace in four years in September. Existing home sales Total existing home sales jumped 3.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million in September, up from a downwardly revised 5.3 million in August. Sales ...

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    Automate your inventories to stay competitive

    The grocery industry and the boating industry are, on the surface, completely different from one another. After all, one is a need-based industry while the other is want-based. However, there is a lesson we can learn from the grocery industry’s resistance to change. According to an article in The Washington ...

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    At the Helm: Tackling the labor shortage

    I’ve taken several trips visiting manufacturers and dealers this summer and keep hearing one recurring complaint: We can’t find enough help. There may not be a bigger challenge facing the industry today than the labor shortage. While the problem first reared its head years ago, the recession pushed it to ...

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    2016 Boating Industry Movers & Shakers

    The 6th annual Movers & Shakers Awards recognizes the top leaders in the boating industry, innovators that are willing to challenge the status quo. They are the people who make the moves that shake up and better their companies and the entire industry. From consolidating leading brands to introducing new ...

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