Top execs preach productivity

Hogsett, Don
January 2004
Home Textiles Today;1/19/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p10
Trade Publication
Discusses the need for retailers to improve the productivity of their existing stores, according to executives at the National Retail Federation's 2004 convention held in New York. Retailers' need to focus on space productivity and look beyond square footage expansion and opening new stores; Retailers' need to focus more intensely on sales per square foot and gross margin return on investment.


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