Many vendors are targeting both trade and consumer markets, while exploring mutually beneficial business partnerships in order to expand and resonate with a larger commercial reach. When the question is how to survive and thrive in the financial crisis that has significantly crippled commerce across nearly every platform, the answer seems to be acknowledging the pinch, but maintaining the relevancy of and need for quality, value-driven building projects that offer the security of solid craftsmanship in an insecure time.
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Jordan Kushins is happiest when crafting but also enjoys drinking tea, swimming in outdoor pools, and Singin' in the Rain, and once baked a very large cake that was shaped like a hamburger.