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Are you interested in starting your own lawn care franchise or are you interested in buying into one? Let's talk about different franchise opportunities and how to build your own franchise. Also we discuss different entrepreneurs who inspire us!
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What is amazing is they are able to spend so much of their floor space on setting the theme for the store and still make as much money as they do. I don't know of any other store that utilizes such floor space on non-sales items.
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Don't you actually feel like you are walking through the outdoors? Gosh I love this store!
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When you look up, you feel like you are walking through the Smithsonian Museum! Isn't this outstanding?
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The positioning of these stuffed bears really makes you think this is a live picture!
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Yet another amazing shot.
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Ultimately yes they do sell products in this store and it seems they sell a lot!
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The presentation of the products is nothing like you would see them when on display at Kmart or Wal-Mart.
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This is a company that totally hits their target market by sponsoring a race car. Guys who like hunting and fishing like watching nascar. Can you imagine if they were able to buy an NFL team and call them the Missouri Bass Pro's!
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Here is a marketing idea that Bass Pro Shops sponsors.



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The BBQ Bonanza is an annual event held to raise money for local charitable organizations. The 2007 event will benefit the Independent Tribune's Newspapers In Education (NIE) program & the Central North Carolina Council Boys Scouts of America. The family event features a barbeque
cook-off in which teams compete against one another to see who has the best pork barbeque, grilled chicken and baked beans. In addition to sampling contestantís food, patrons are also treated to live entertainment and kidís activities.
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Now you could offer something very similar! Why not have some kind of outdoor event like this annually where you have food, music and you raise money through admissions for a local charity?
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This is something that really locks Bass Pro Shops in tightly with their community. It builds a strong community bond! You could do this too!
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