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How to win the hiring war

There was a time when Apple was only known as a fruit, the word Nike had no meaning and Walgreens was simply a family name. All brands started unknown and had to build a reputation, a pattern of success in their industry and a positive experience for users.

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The ARA Show kicks off in six months

The ARA Show™ 2021 will return to Las Vegas in six months. This premier event for the equipment and event rental industry will kick off Oct. 17 with a full day of education followed by a three-day trade show featuring hundreds of exhibitors.

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Latest ARA member survey shows third month in a row of improving conditions for the event rental industry

For the third month in a row, American Rental Association (ARA) event rental members are reporting improved business conditions. The results from the latest ARA member survey in March, in fact, show a near reversal in responses with nearly 64 percent saying the situation for event rental is getting better compared to 8.2 percent who say it is getting worse.

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Herc Holdings reports revenue increase; raises full year guidance

Herc Holdings, Bonita Springs, Fla., today reported earning $453.8 million in total revenue during the 2021 first quarter, up 4 percent compared to $436.2 million in the 2020 first quarter. The year-over-year increase of $17.6 million was related primarily to higher equipment rental revenue of $13.9 million and an increase in sales of rental equipment of $4.2 million.

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Brand-new ARA Job Board available now

After months of beta testing with various American Rental Association (ARA) rental companies and trade schools, the brand-new ARA Job Board has moved from concept to reality. ARA rental store members can get on board with five free 90-day postings.

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United Rentals resumes acquisition activity; makes $1 billion deal

In a sign that equipment rental companies could be ready to resume mergers and acquisitions activity, United Rentals, Stamford, Conn., in rapid-fire fashion, completed two deals last week, including a $1 billion definitive agreement to acquire General Finance Corp.

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Rex Rental located in Fort Lauderdale FL 100% ownership full line rental targeting homeowner and light commercial industry for sale.
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Event Rental and Party Store for Sale

Located in the Northwest Rockies close to Glacier National Park and the Canadian border. Ideal opportunity for an owner/operator with unlimited potential in destination weddings and events with fully integrated website with Point of Rental computer operating system and large customer base. Includes all rental inventory, tools, trucks, trailers, and non-rental equipment. One of the most desirable places for destination weddings and events with safe high-quality living and unlimited outdoor activities. Email for additional information. A nondisclosure agreement is required.

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Rental business for sale on 2 acres on main highway in Aberdeen, MD. Room for growth in equipment rental and sales. Call or text 410.935.2466

Tool Rental/Hitch Install/U-Haul

Port Orange, Fla., prime location established 1972. Tool rental, U-Haul franchise, hitch installation, trailer repair. Block building, 4,000 sq. ft., large storefront, bays, office, storage.
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