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BrightView revenue boosted by snow, still searching for growth

This article originally appeared on LandscapeManagement.net on May 11, 2021. Greg Herring regularly writes for Landscape Management, providing financial analysis and insights tailored to landscape business owners. BrightView discovered gold in the form of snow during the quarter ended March 31, 2021. Revenue of $226.0 million from snow removal services in the most recent quarter was more than…

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BrightView and the need for growth

This article originally appeared on LandscapeManagement.net on February 12, 2021. Greg Herring regularly writes for Landscape Management, providing financial analysis and insights tailored to landscape business owners. If a landscape company wants to grow its landscape maintenance revenue, it can: Sell more maintenance contracts Lose fewer existing maintenance contract customers Sell more ancillary services (e.g.…

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BrightView by the numbers

This article originally appeared on LandscapeManagement.net on December 9, 2020. Greg Herring regularly writes for Landscape Management, providing financial analysis and insights tailored to landscape business owners. BrightView closed its fiscal year on Sept. 30, 2020. In its annual Form 10K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in its presentation to analysts and…

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BrightView: Snow Contracts & COVID-19 Impact Revenue

This article originally appeared on LandscapeManagement.net on June 2, 2020. Greg Herring regularly writes for Landscape Management, providing financial analysis and insights tailored to landscape business owners. BrightView released its results for the quarter ended March 31. See the tables below. In its public filings and remarks, the company made the following comments about COVID-19: 67…

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BrightView: Unmanaged Exits & Results

This article originally appeared on LandscapeManagement.net on February 19, 2020. Greg Herring regularly writes for Landscape Management, providing financial analysis and insights tailored to landscape business owners. Key points for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2019: Overall adjusted operating income down Landscape maintenance revenue down before considering the effect of acquisitions Maintenance services (landscape and…

Christmas — A Different Perspective

Because business is an important part of life and our well-being, I think and write a lot about business.  Because life is more than just business, periodically, I write about other topics.

This post is about Christmas. So if you are only interested in business writings, feel free to skip this one.  At Christmas, work usually slows down and with the end of one year and the beginning of another, it’s a great time for reflection. Instead of the normal thinking about resolutions for the new year, I offer two questions worth pondering.