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Industry Insider Reports


AmericanHort Industry Insider Reports

The AmericanHort Industry Insider Report series provides the industry with a look at topics of importance in depth and with data taken from across the country. Check out our newest series on Garden Profitability.




In this four-part video-series, Steve Bailey of Steve Bailey Consulting and the Garden Center Group, an expert on using financial and other data to help improve retail profitability, will share his expertise in managing financial data to help you better manage your business performance. While focused on garden retail centers, this information is beneficial to all green industry businesses. 

Learn more about garden retail profitability.




It’s no secret that grower input costs have risen over the past 10 years, nor is it a surprise that the prices we charge for plant products haven’t kept up. As a result, profit margins have slowly been “squeezed,” making it harder for green industry businesses to stay in business and compete economically.

Learn more about what's happening to the industry’s profit margins.