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we get confused a bit about what retail is. It is really just buying things, putting
them on a floor and selling them.
Harvey - Selling
think one of the big errors people are making right now is thinking that old-style
businesses will be obsolete, when actually they will be an important part of this
new civilization. Some retail groups are introducing e-commerce and think that
the "bricks" are no longer useful. But they will continue to be important.
Slim Helu - Technology
don't always know what they want. The decline in coffee-drinking was due to the
fact that most of the coffee people bought was stale and they weren't enjoying
it. Once they tasted ours and experienced what we call "the third place"..
a gathering place between home and work where they were treated with respect..
they found we were filling a need they didn't know they had.
Schultz - Customers
It's ironic that retailers and restaurants live or die on customer service,
yet their employees have some of the lowest pay and worst benefits of any industry.
That's one reason so many retail experiences are mediocre for the public.
Schultz - Earnings
I learned a lesson which has stuck with
me all through the years: you can learn
from everybody. I didnt just learn
from reading every retail publication I
could get my hands on, I probably learned
the most from studying what John Dunham
was doing across the street
Walton - Learning
Id still say that visiting the stores
and listening to our folks was one of the
most valuable uses of my time as an executive.
But really, our best ideas usually do come
from the folks in the stores. Period.
Walton - Ideas
After a lifetime of swimming upstream, I
am convinced that one of the real secrets
to Wal-marts phenomenal success has
been that very tendency.
Walton - Retail
I think my constant fiddling and meddling
with the status quo may have been one of
my biggest contributions to the later success
Walton - Retail
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