CVS Still Losing Front Store Sales

    The second quarter results are in, and despite a bump from Easter moving into 2nd quarter this year, CVS still showed a 2.1% drop in front store sales.  Prescription volumes were flat,  and the retail segment of CVS showed a 2.2% drop in revenue over the same quarter last year.      And Read More…

Terrible Things Retail Workers Said To Customers

This one is from Radbeaver.com, and it’s basically some stories about rude retail employees saying bad things to customers, not the other way around.  I have certainly had times where I may have THOUGHT things like this in my head, but would never even consider saying them.   I would hope that the people who Read More…

12 ridiculous phrases smart people avoid at work

  The article below is from theladders.com and I couldn’t agree more–people are inventing more and more crazy terms to describe things that are very simple.    Years ago I interviewed a guy for Management Trainee at Longs and he had been in finance his entire life.  He really had no clue what working in Read More…

28 Nightmare Stories From Your Workplace

  These are from the readers of Cracked.  They range from the “Ahh, not a big deal” to “You’ve got to be kidding me.”   #25, the boss who had employees do things “Just to see if you’re listening” reminds me of a new COO that took over my company and told everyone to scrape Read More…

Retail is Dying. But You Already Knew That.

From the LA Times, and titled “In the Age of Internet Shopping, Even Big Retailers Are Closing Stores At American Malls”,  this article really won’t surprise anyone.  As someone who does more than 50% of his non-food shopping online, mostly through Amazon, the trend is definitely not going away soon for me and certainly not Read More…