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Unformatted text preview: in construction output in January. This sounds bad, but the construction will be resumed and their production will continue as predicted in the spring; it is merely a speed bump. On the other hand companies that rely on day-to-day production, such as coffee shops or restaurants, are finding themselves in a tough position. Companies like these find themselves faced with a complete loss over the days they were snowed out. Take a coffee shop for example; if there are 3 snow days in a row, those are three days of complete loss because a customer is not going to come into the shop on the fourth day and by four cups of coffee to make up for the 3 cups lost. When this principle is applied over the thousands of potential daily customers, there are some serious losses to be accounted. All together, our economy is probably facing a tougher spring due to production losses this winter accredited to environmental hazards....
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- Spring '08