July 2015

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Features
By Mark Hembree
Manufacturers don’t tout product premieres as they used to at trade shows, but we found a few up-and-comers in Las Vegas
pg. 11
By Phillip M Perry
Mom and pop’s business may be long-standing, but it won’t stand long if you don’t treat non-related staff equally and professionally
pg. 12
By Mark E. Battersby
Not all debt is bad. Managed wisely, borrowed funds can be a useful tool for any business. But with debt comes risk.
pg. 14
By John Cubbin
Can we get young people into model railroading? Manufacturers will never know if they don’t market to them by phone.
pg. 16