• Retailing

    Wouldn’t It Be Nice To Worry A Little Less?

    This last year has been crazy for retailers, and it’s certainly been a rocky ride, hasn’t it? The “new normal” does not mean that we’ve all succombed to living inside a mental prison filled with worry, remorse (“Why did I get into this business?”) and disaster. There are bright spots, you know. But you have to set yourself up to take advantage of those bright spots. At the beginning of the season do you know that you will have cash to pay your bills at the end of the season? Are you worried about buying too much inventory and losing money by having to sell it off below cost? Are…