Latest Articles in Retail Glass

  • As a consumer, I must admit that I frequent my local glass shop only when I have a major home renovation planned: a new shower enclosure, a replacement window, a mirrored wall. And even then, there is the temptation to cross the street to Home Depot.
  • Custom installation procedures and products
    When mirrors work well in a room, it is the result of two important factors: the design and the installation.
  • Humphreys, Downs take top honors in bath enclosure competition
    Travis Humphreys of A&T Glass & Window Corp. in Palm City, Fla., and Bruce Downs of CB Showers in San Carlos, Calif., took top honors in the 2007-2008 Bath Enclosure Manufacturers Association 12th Annual Design Awards Competition.
  • Legendary basketball coach offers 10 tips for success
    John Wooden coached men's basketball team at the University of California at Los Angeles to 10 NCAA championships from 1964 to 1975, winning seven in a row. He retired in 1975 and continues to influence people as a motivational speaker.
  • October is National Fire Prevention Month, when you are reminded to change the batteries in your smoke detectors at home. For your business, it can be a reminder to schedule a fire drill and review fire prevention measures with all employees.To protect your property from fire, start with the roof of your building(s). Some roofing materials, such as asphalt shingles and especially wood...
  • Top 10 factors to consider when opening a new store
    Location, first impression, floor layout, display design, product placement, lighting, technology and decor can all make or break a new showroom.
  • Traffic accidents are the No. 1 cause of on-the-job fatalities, according to the Insurance Information Institute.  Effective risk management can reduce the number of injuries and deaths, and the potential liability lawsuits that may result from accidents in which employees were involved.
  • The pop culturists and self-help gurus often tell you to focus on the big picture and “don’t sweat the small stuff.” In other words, don’t worry about minutiae that you can’t control anyway.Perhaps good advice for living a happy and peaceful life, but when it comes to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, you do need to “sweat the small stuff.”...
  • Photovoltaic industry offers significant growth opportunities for glass companies
    The PV industry is expected to see annual growth between 40 percent and 50 percent during the next several years. Glass manufacturers and processors will be required to serve a critical role in this developing industry. Click here for a free PDF download of this article.
  • How do you manage each phase?
    This chart shows the phases of the cycle and management objectives for each phase on a year-over-year basis. Click here for a free PDF of the chart.
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