Industry: You Have a Cluttered Mess

What would everyone do if there were no bright lights?

Would our nation be grand if signs weren't there to show the proper way to everyone in this land?

Well, that's a rather specialized view, but it's very clear in the reflective eyes of the $500 million-a-year electric-sign industry. Meeting last week in Miami, 2,000 members of the National Electric Sign Association listened almost misty-eyed as a blonde, busty "Miss Electric Sign of 1966" glowed out the lyrics of the song composed for the occasion.

NESA's people are a sentimental lot anyway: they are fond of saying that the most magnificent electric...

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