Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014


Cutting Slack in the Business World

There is a strange cultural phenomenon occurring in business. It’s this idea that suppliers, manufacturers and the like need to cut the retailer some slack. It’s the idea of forming a franchise, assigning franchisees, disclosing expectations – policies – guidelines – profit margins – processes and overall business design only to flush it all down the drain when the franchisee drops the ball. The “cutting of the slack” though is when the supplier fails to hold the retailer accountable, instead forwarding bonuses, commissions and awards to the failing enterprise. ThisRead More