So in 1962, Torres began making service calls to fix appliances out of his garage and deliveries after he'd finish with his day's work with the postal service.
Fifty years later, Frank's Appliance is still in business, and on Saturday, there are plans for a big "Sale-abration," as Frank's son Greg Torres puts it."Growing up, my dad would deliver mail...
Forget Black Friday. Football season—especially the weeks preceding the Super Bowl—in many ways trumps the traditional holiday season because it actually gives retailers a chance to make some money on the sale of TVs, related electronics and add-ons.
“I am pretty passionate about the value of the football selling season,” Doug Schatz, vice president of electronics merchandising for the Nationwide Marketing Group, says. He creates a yearly merchandising “playbook” for members that addresses football season sales strategies retailers can also use during the crucial fourth quarter and into January, leading up to the Super Bowl.