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Sharpening Price Report Survey

admin : October 13, 2014 11:45 pm : Marketing Sharpening Services

Sharpeners Report is proud to sponsor its Annual Sharpening Price survey. Please download your copy and send it in (we welcome your price list), so we can provide the best data Sharpening Price Report for 2015.  PRICE SURVEY 2014-final

We especially want to hear from businesses that are full time in the sharpening business. If you don’t have time to fill it out, just email us with the answer to five questions:

  1. Do you plan to raise your prices in 2015?
  2. Did you raise or lower them in 2014?
  3. Are you busier or less busy this year compared to last year?
  4. Are you buying new sharpening equipment in the next four months?

Deadline is year-end 2014.  We appreciate responses by Dec. 15, 2014 to enter our raffle drawing. Email your answers to Or, Scan/Email the form to our publishing office.

Enjoy this month’s issue here! If you don’t have a password, please contact our publishing office at or call 952-406-8870.  Please provide your zipcode with your email or voicemail, and we can confirm your subscription to the full 12-page newsletter is current. Thank you!  You will be contacted within 24 hours weekdays with a passcode.

If you aren’t a subscriber yet, order full access. Click “ORDER” tab at the top of our web page. Credit cards securely accepted online.

Mail PRICE SURVEY and/or SUBSCRIPTION ORDERS to: PO BOX 16281, MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55416   Fax # is on the form.
Thanks to those who mailed it in already!  You will receive the FREE SHARPENING PRICE REPORT if you are a current paid subscriber, just $26 a year!

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