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Problems, opportunities and challenges can be anticipated through strategic business planning. It requires, time, discipline and commitment by top management. An outline of the process of strategic business planning. This is the first of a two-part series.

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  • Author Coleman Kicklighter
  • Volume 31-1
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Published in January 1992
A look at the major capital expenditures at U.S. resorts this summer. The number of new lifts and other area expansions is quite small. The author researches some of the reasons behind the lack of capital investment this summer.

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  • Author Linda Goodspeed
  • Volume 30-4
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Published in July 1991
Despite poor weather conditions, the ski industry's economic performance was surprisingly good. Includes comparison between the economic analysis of last year with this year. Tables cover ski area profitability, key factors by geographic regions and revenue and cost trends.

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  • Author C. R. Goeldner
  • Volume 30-2
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Published in March 1991
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A look at the financing of an entire season's operating costs through the preseason sale of season passes. Spirit Mountain, Minn., has used a unique pricing method to boost preseason sales of passes with a doubling of the number of passes sold each consecutive season.

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  • Author Paul Robbins
  • Volume 29-6
Published in November 1990
A look into the field of market value for ski resorts. Topics covered include: types of value, appraisal approaches and other appraisal considerations. This feature includes graphs and flow charts of the valuation method.

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  • Author Fred Jones, Richard Houlihan
  • Volume 29-6
Published in November 1990
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A preliminary guide to negotiating fees for major capital projects. Includes a how-to approach to educating personnel involved in the bidding and fee-negotiating process and covers preliminary design and contractual obligations.

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  • Author Joseph Mattei
  • Volume 29-5
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Published in September 1990

Excerpts from Chris Diamond's must-read new book.

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  • Author Chris Diamond
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Published in January 2017

Snow brings people. And people bring their wallets. The contents of those wallets drive the economies of most ski area communities, small or large. People spend money in restaurants, hotels, and retail shops. When these establishments are busy, they often need help from local service people to keep everything running. As a result, electricians, plumbers, contractors, and the like are busy as well—all because there’s snow.

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  • Author Roger McCarthy
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Published in January 2017
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Pass sales are up in the West, and middling elsewhere.

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  • Author Linda Goodspeed
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Published in November 2016

QUESTIONS (AND ANSWERS) ABOUT LIFT SAFETY... VAIL RESORTS: HOW BIG CAN IT BECOME?... WARREN MILLER: THE FREEDOM OF SKIING... JAY LOOKS AHEAD DESPITE EB-5 WOES... CHANGES IN STORE FOR SIA SNOW SHOW

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  • Author The Editors
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Published in November 2016
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