Retail Roundtable: Trends in the Last Year
Regional retailers who have outlasted their competitors (including many big boxes) at this point have already learned to adjust inventory, cut personnel and fine-tune the back office. Now they’re looking to maximize those efficiencies as they gear up for what many think will be an upturn in 2012. Here’s what they had to say in the final part of our annual regional dealer roundtable.
Eddie Maloney, President, Cowboy Maloney’s Electric City, Jackson, Miss.:
Scott Huffman, President, Independence Audio-Video, Independence, Mo.:
Jeff Jarvis, Director of Sales, Standard TV & Appliance, Portland, Ore.:
Alan Lavine, Sales Manager, Percy’s, Worcester, Mass.:
DEALERSCOPE: Have there been any shifts in trends during the last year in the types of products your customers are buying? Are you carrying tablets?