Rock Products Volume 17, No. 7

Rock Products Volume 17, No. 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ...every office in the larger cities is treated as such. In many instances, the sale of face brick is separated from the rest of the sales department and quite frequently we find customers referred to the "brick department" which usually consists of an attractive display room with a desk or two for the manager and his salesman. Display rooms are absolutely essential as a means of distributing brick. There are many displays of merit throughout the country, but one of the most practical is found in the offices of the Cleveland Builders' Supply Co., Cleveland, Ohio. This display is placed in a large room, which has been furnished with lounging chairs, a beautiful rug and such other appointments as make for the comfort and convenience of visitors. Ordinary window shades are used to cover or hide panels when it is desirable to show but one of them. W. H. Gifford is manager of the brick department of this company and states that the brick display is one of inestimable value in showing prospective builders, whether individuals or committees. It is Mr. Gifford's experience that when the day of deciding on the brick to be used in the construction of a building is at hand, persons seldom go away from the institution without leaving an order. Brick as a specialty will be emphasized in the displays at the Complete Building Show at Cleveland, where a large number of the men engaged in selling this particularly commodity will congregate. American Road Builders to Meet. The date for holding the next or thirteenth annual convention of the American Road Builders' Association has been set for the week of Feb. 28, 1916, the closing day being March 3. It will be held in Pittsburgh. This meeting, which will be the only one of the American Road...
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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236863321
  • 9781236863324