Businesses trim costs to combat lagging sales

December 22, 2010

USA-RETAIL/BLACKFRIDAYTina Bean’s wish for 2011 is that people will open their wallets more.

“People don’t want to spend money,” said Bean, the owner of Port Arthur, Texas-based pet food dealer, Five Star Feed Store. “They are buying necessities and that’s it.”

Is your business failing? It’s your fault

September 3, 2009


Brace yourself, because George Cloutier has some unsettling news: your failing business is your fault.