Every now and again, something new comes along that fundamentally changes the way we work...we have developed one of those fundamental work-flow changes and...it will have a significant impact on the way you work.
Every year we see different results for individual companies when comparing this year’s numbers to last and 2018 was certainly no different. I can’t even say that the wide swings were terribly unusual (from up nearly 100% to down 45%).
Improving your bottom line is a challenge for many retailers. We tend to follow the same patterns of behavior over time (years and even generations) and therefore, markup and discounting wind up becoming a part of our culture, rather than having a net profit strategy.
If it was 32 degrees and sleeting with 100% humidity yesterday, but it’s going to be 112 degrees and bone-dry tomorrow, that doesn’t mean that today will be sunny and 72 degrees with 50% humidity. Such is the nature of averages.