Profit And Wealth Is A GOOD Thing!

Over recent years, due to the financial collapse brought about by wreckless and greedy bankers, those making money, both people and businesses, have had a bit of a bashing. So, I am writing this post to explain why profit and wealth is good, and that all those making good money should not be tarred with [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:19+01:00May 7th, 2013|Categories: profit|

Cheap Prices Are Wrong

Don't let that blog title deceive you, I'm not saying that all prices for all products should be expensive! Let me explain... I drove past a Carpet Right van the other day. On it's side it said: "driving prices down". But that then got me to thinking about the whole supply chain, not just of [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:30+01:00August 11th, 2012|Categories: price increases, pricing, profit|

Glass Cartel To Raise Prices…Again.

I have been told today that Pilkington, Saint-Gobain and the rest of the glass cartel are ready to either 'raise prices or they have done already.' Oil is down, petrol and diesel prices have come down, operating costs haven't shot up over the past few months as far as I'm aware, so why the sudden [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:31+01:00July 3rd, 2012|Categories: Pilkington, price increases, pricing, profit|

Profits And Business Is Not Bad!

There seems to be a bit of a witch hunt at the minute against business and profits. It frustrates me to the core because those doing the hunting seemingly fail to realize the importance of businesses and their profits. Lets get one thing clear here. Business is good. Profit is very good. Profit is what [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:36+01:00February 2nd, 2012|Categories: banks, business, profit|

>How Long Until The Next Price Increase?

>I don't want to jinx anything, but have you noticed that the price increase letter sent from our manufacturers and suppliers seems to have dried up?There was a period last year where it seemed that nearly every week most of us were receiving letters explaining rather large increases from immediate effect or within 7 days. [...]

By |2012-01-08T17:00:00+00:00January 8th, 2012|Categories: 2011, 2012, price increases, profit|

>First Day Back

>It was the first official day back in the office today, and it was a surprisingly brisk start to the new business year!We had been open at various points during Christmas and New Year, and took some decent quality leads and some sales too. Not bad to say we're approaching another recession and it was [...]

By |2012-01-04T01:01:00+00:00January 4th, 2012|Categories: 2012, positive, profit|

>False Growth

>Growth. The word has been used so much over the past couple of years that it is starting to wear a bit thin now. Quite frankly, I only want to hear about growth if it has been genuinely achieved.Over the last few weeks, the industry magazines have been littered with reports of growth from various [...]

By |2011-11-09T23:55:00+00:00November 9th, 2011|Categories: false information, growth, profit|

>It’s Time To Wake Up Sales People!

>Why is it that when companies are being told time and time again that making a decent profit margin is an absolute priority, am I still surrounded by fools who still think it's a good idea to sweep their quotes so much they're doing the work for nothing? All to make sure they win the [...]

By |2016-10-24T20:24:40+01:00June 22nd, 2011|Categories: business, profit, rant|
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