12.26.2005

Duh...

It makes me laugh to read news stories the day after Christmas. If the press hadn't informed me, I may never have known that the day after Christmas is a big shopping day. Apparently, retailers are slashing prices in an effort to boost sales, and consumers are eagerly using up gift cards and searching for bargains. Also, the day after Christmas is a popular day to return unwanted items. (Ya think???)

1 comment:

The Potentate said...

While that is definitely no surprise, what never ceases to amaze me after six years in retail is that my store after doing over $1M in sales last week will be operating at a net loss for at least the next two...