Category Archives: Business

Turnover

emploee leavingRemember when turnover was a tasty treat that your grandmother made when your family gathered for a visit? Today you say turnover within earshot of a business manager and they cringe. The pundits say we have a labor crisis – I disagree. We have a turnover crisis. Read more >

Intersection

022_053_design_graphic_filter_circles_intersection-512If we look at the intersection of what, where and when, we can accurately position our products for consumption.While online shopping is the go-to for many consumers, the practicality of delivering certain goods is beyond the capability of even the best central logistics system. Read more >

ALIGNMENT

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Alignment used to be limited to the front wheels on your car. Today the term describes unusual changes in retailer behavior trying to be at the intersection of consumer wants, product location and time. Read more >

Digesting Whole Foods

170616141515-amazon-whole-foods-jeff-bezos-grocery-brick-and-mortar-00001001-1024x576It has taken me a while to digest the Amazon play for Whole Foods. There was so much hype and speculation at the time of the announcement that I couldn’t focus. Read more >

Tariff for a Wall: R-E-L-A-X

mexican produceThe beauty of free market competition is the basis for success of the proposed 20% import tariff on Mexican goods. Let’s put aside any political views and look strictly at the economic effect of the proposal. Read more >