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The cost of high prices

April 1, 2008 - By

This winter's rampaging propane prices spared no marketers from lost customers, crimped cash flow and mangled margins. read more

Financing growth the right way

April 1, 2008 - By

Historically, a number of consistently profitable operators in the retail propane industry have chosen to finance growth through their company's annual earnings. This is an overly simplistic and, frankly, shortsighted view of how to finance growth. read more

Tank sleeves revisited

April 1, 2008 - By

A few months ago I wrote an article called To sleeve or not to sleeve. It generated a great response. read more

Don’t reinvent the wheel

April 1, 2008 - By

The practice of a trial lawyer is carried out from a unique vantage point. I have an ability to see the problems that face the industry that result in real conflict. There is enough conflict that people are driven to involve a lawyer to address the matter. In fact, I have a steady diet of problems that face members of?this industry on my desk at all times. read more