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The Hiring Decision
Volume 146 NO.6 November/December,  Furniture World Magazine

Should you hire employees or independent contractors for key positions in 2017.

Planning For 2017 And The Poetry of Robert Burns
Volume 146 NO.6 November/December,  Furniture World Magazine

As we flip from this year to the next, it’s a great time to get advice from Gordon Hecht for 2017’s Game Plan.

Operations Articles

Published 2004 - 2016

Planning For 2017 And The Poetry of Robert Burns  - 11/29/2016

As we flip from this year to the next, it’s a great time to get advice from Gordon Hecht for 2017’s Game Plan.  

The Hiring Decision  - 11/29/2016

Should you hire employees or independent contractors for key positions in 2017.  

State of The Industry  - 9/30/2016

David and Wayne McMahon talk about furniture retailer profitability and ways they can do better.  

Under New Ownership  - 9/30/2016

How to grow your business by turning employee leaders Into owners.  

Offline-Online  - 9/30/2016

Advances in technology make it possible for medium-sized retailers to level the playing field with larger competitors.  

Dear Furniture Godfather  - 7/7/2016

The Furniture Godfather once again answers your tough questions about life in the furniture industry.  

A Recipe For Maximum Gross Margin  - 7/7/2016

Ten major ingredients in a tasty recipe that you can use to maximize your store’s gross margin.  

Taking the e-Commerce Plunge  - 7/7/2016

Survey suggests if you don’t dive into e-commerce soon, you won’t be able to give your customers what they demand.  

Should You Hire A VP of Trust?  - 7/7/2016

My suggestion is to look at how you and your company create trust at every touch point, and from every angle.  

Five Big Mattress Discoveries  - 6/2/2016

Many hardworking retailers struggle to earn the money and live the lifestyle they deserve. Here’s how to change all that.