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COVID -19 Vaccinations – Frequently Asked Questions

8/12/2021 – COVID -19 Vaccinations – Frequently Asked Questions – Employer driven requirements and/or incentives for vaccination against COVID-19 are a current hot topic. This coincides with an increased public campaign by the federal government and health officials to support vaccination of all eligible individuals against COVID-19. This document will focus on the federal laws surrounding […]

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Industry Insider Report: An Index of Prices Paid by Growers & the Green Industry – Special Summer Supplement – Now Including 2022 Preview Forecast

This special summer supplement to the Index of Prices Paid is being generated because of the disruptions that COVID and trade instability continue to cause in the green industry supply chain, accelerating the pace of inflationary pressure on green industry inputs. This information should prove useful as growers are in the midst of negotiating with […]

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Industry Insider Report: An Update to the Index of Prices Paid by Growers and the Green Industry

In this Industry Insider Report, Dr. Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, talks about profit margins and the potential for margin compression in the green industry. Since 2008, the horticulture industry has seen a steady increase in input costs. In the video, Dr. Hall reviews the recently updated Index of Prices Paid by Growers in detail […]

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Industry Insider Report: 2019 Perspective on Profit Margin

Dr.Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, has updated his 2018 Industry Insider Report: A Perspective on Profit Margin by providing two videos. The first updates the Index of Prices Paid by Growers in the Green Industry with 2018 cost input data. In this video Dr. Hall reviews the index data since 2007 and compares the 2018 […]

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Industry Insider Report: Charlie’s Angle: Recession Outlook

In this segment, Dr. Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, talks about the recent yield curve inversion. While several folks are talking doom and gloom, Charlie talks about why we shouldn’t over-react to this news and what indicators he is following that back up this reasoning.

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Industry Insider Report: Charlie’s Angle: Pay By Scan Pricing

In this special segment, Dr. Charlie Hall, AmericanHort Chief Economist, is specifically targeting growers who sell to box stores and particularly those selling in a pay-by-scan scenario, cautioning them to not make the same mistakes that growers made a decade ago when Home Depot initiated pay-by-scan in their lawn and garden department. By making sure […]

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Industry Insider Report: Garden Retail Profitability

In this four-part video series, Steve Bailey of Steve Bailey Consulting, an expert on using financial data to better manage retail business practices shares his expertise in managing financial data to help you better manage your business performance. The video topics include a review of the income statement, or P&L, pricing, inventory management, and GMROI […]

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Industry Insider Report: A Perspective on Profit Margins

Economic industry expert, Dr. Charlie Hall, partnered with AmericanHort to launch the first Industry Insider video series to provide information on Dr. Hall’s Index on Prices paid by Grower in the Green Industry, which provides information on the key production cost inputs that are having the greatest impact on profit margin. The first video explains […]

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Supreme Court Decision on “Right To Take Access”

6/23/2021 – Supreme Court Decision on “Right To Take Access” – On June 23, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) handed down a 6 to 3 decision announcing that a California regulation that grants labor organizations’ “right to take access” to an agricultural employer’s property in order to solicit support for unionization is […]

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AmericanHort and HRI – Box Tree Moth Situation Update

5/28/2021 – AmericanHort and HRI – Box Tree Moth Situation Update – Last week, AmericanHort learned that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) had confirmed the presence of box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) in a St. Catherines, Ontario, Canada nursery.Click Here to view full update