By any measure, retailers are overwhelming small businesses. More than 95 percent of all retailers have only one store. Almost 90 percent have sales less than $2.5 million (USD), and more than 98 percent have fewer than 100 employees. To compete, small businesses need to be innovative, and understand both personalization and value, and how to execute best practices to build success.
need of e.r.p implementation
special effort because we need to improve. Of about 5,500 associates,15 percent are high school and college kids and 170 people are ages 70-79. We also have 57 people who are 80+. We have people working for us from age 16-88, and many of our retired people have worked for us for 20-plus years. We have very little full-time turnover. We are big on recognition and strive to create a great atmosphere for work. For example, we have 120 young people receiving $1,500 renewable college scholarships. Again, it''s