The Best Companies Focus On Employees
Sure, some of the companies on the list are large and publicly held. But all great stores begin somewhere. Stew Leonard’s still has only four stores in the Northeast. Average grocery margins are even slimmer than those in consumer electronics and home appliances and the number of competitors is probably greater. All you have to do is count the number of grocery stores in your neighborhood.The Stew Leonard experience makes customers feel special and willing to pay more.
I know the cost of health insurance is rising and it’s becoming a serious national issue. I also know some dealers in our industry who have made providing health care for their team members a priority.
Elly Valas is the president of Valas Consulting Group, LLC and the co-author of the book Guerrilla Retailing. Her Web site is www.ellyvalas.com.