Getting beyond discouragement

August 2006
Furniture/Today;8/14/2006, Vol. 30 Issue 48, p8
Trade Publication
The author offers advice to retailers on how to overcome discouraging market conditions. He relates the conversation between Kip Minnameir, former sales associate in a local furniture store in Sparks, Nevada, and the owner of a local Ace Hardware store. The owner proposed to Minnameir to put up a small furniture department inside his hardware store to boost sales. Minnameir resigned from his job as sales associate and set up the department which generated more than $30,000 in the first month of its operation.


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