June 2017 Issue
Not a month goes by that another retail concept announces an assault on the traditional furniture supply model.
This letter is addressed to those retailers who work on their business instead of those who work in their business.
With Mobility in America at an all-time historical low and only 11.2 percent of people moving from 2015 to 2016, what drives the current movers and leads them to change residence?
This may come as a shock, but you are likely to see the words “motion furniture” and “technology” in the same sentence throughout this story.
The ultimate sales performance metric is total sales. Everything else rolls up into it. If life was simple, this would be all we need, since it is the main end result we all want to maximize.
In 1917, A. Leon Capel got his first look at a mechanical tractor, and quickly realized there wasn’t much future for his tiny business making rope plow lines that farmers tied to their mules while working their fields.
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