Posts Tagged ‘business’

Hurricane Idalia Takes a Toll on Some Southeast Tint Shops 

Sep 6th, 2023

The first major hurricane of the 2023 season has impacted business operations across the Southeast United States, nearing $20 billion in damages. Some tint shops are feeling the effects.   Hurricane Idalia first hit in Florida’s “big bend” region, the area between the panhandle and Southern part of the state along the Gulf of Mexico. […]

Delegating Tasks to Team Members

Jun 15th, 2022

There is a simple reason I don’t drive when our team is heading to and from jobs. It is not because I don’t enjoy the tranquility of the roadway. It is simply because my abilities are better allocated to various tasks that I can complete during the drive. Strengths and Weaknesses I delegate the task […]

Short on Time

Apr 6th, 2022

There are not enough hours in the day. How much have you heard someone say this? What would we do if we had more time in the day? Would we get more done and be more productive? If you have poor management skills already, more minutes in the day would be just that. The sky […]

A Way Out: Owners Detail Exit Plans

Apr 6th, 2022

It’s a scene straight from a horror movie. Invoices, film cores, worn squeegees, unread emails, and a crammed calendar surround your field of vision. You’re a business owner, and it’s time to bail. What’s your exit plan? Where’s the Off-Ramp? “I would love to get a key player on the team that I groom for […]

Scaling Your Business

Mar 23rd, 2022

Congratulations, you started a business! This is exciting for many, yet daunting as you now control your own destiny. The initial months or years of operation are spent wearing many hats. An owner-operator is a salesperson, installer, porter, janitor, and accountant. It’s fulfilling and empowering, but it can also leave many owners burnt out from […]

What is Your Road Map?

Feb 2nd, 2022

I am excited to be a contributor and share insights I have garnered over my many years in our industry. Seeing as we’re kicking off 2022 with New Year’s Resolutions, I thought a good start would be talking about road maps. When visiting and consulting with shops across the country, I liked to sit down […]

Unfazed: Film Shops Thrive Through the Slow Season

Dec 15th, 2021

The film industry finds itself in the thick of slow season, a period packed with cooler temperatures, varying demand and overall financial uncertainty. Which strategies and services are shops leaning on this fall? WINDOW FILM magazine caught up with owners in Georgia, Tennessee, Maryland, New Mexico and Colorado for a countrywide check-in. “We have to […]

Keeping up with Robinson

Aug 31st, 2016

Window Film magazine’s assistant editor Katherine Coig had the opportunity to talk to 10-time all-star NBA legend, two-time Olympian, and full-time philanthropist David Robinson on the journey he’s taken from basketball all-star to private equity investor. He dished his best business advice on how he’s stayed successful through his capital-adventures and what’s important to remember […]

View of Economy at Six-Year High Among Affluent in New Survey; Indicates Good Potential for Increased Spending

Oct 29th, 2013

The assessment of current business conditions (index of 93) rose 22 points to neutral territory from the spring 2013 survey and is now 40 points above the fall 2012 index in a new survey by the American Affluence Research Center (AARC) of the wealthiest 10 percent of U.S. households that account for almost half of […]