members, click to sign in..

5,392 active users!!Bandwidth
TUESDAY
SEP 16, 2014
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -55 sec
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

 
RELIGION, CURRENT EVENTS, TECHNOLOGY Subscribe to the breaking newsWhat is RSS?
FRONT PAGE  |  9/16/2014
WEDNESDAY, AUG 18, 2010  |  2 comments
Stores finding deep discounts aren't enough
A dollar for a 40-ounce bottle of ketchup? Yawn. Four bucks for a 12-pack of Coke? No sale.

Even deep discounts on everyday items don't seem to be enough to get Walmart shoppers to bite these days, and other chains are worried Americans won't be in the mood to spend in the months ahead, which are critical for those companies.

On Tuesday, quarterly financial results from retailers including Home Depot and Abercrombie & Fitch showed that profits are rising because retailers are cutting costs and keeping their inventories lean. ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.msnbc.msn.com

Response to economic crisis?
|  START  |  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Biblical Economics • Pastor John MacArthur | 6/15/2010
•  Marx • Dr. R. C. Sproul | 2/21/2009
•  Is My Name Demas • Dr. Bob Jones III | 1/12/2007

   09/07/14  |  Record 92,269,000 Not in Labor Force • 2 comments
   09/03/14  |  Fed: US consumers have decided to 'hoard money'
   07/19/14  |  Gov't Report: Taxes Will Go Up, Especially for the Poor • 6 comments
   07/04/14  |  Record Number of Americans Not in Labor Force in June • 10 comments
   06/26/14  |  Economy in freefall? • 3 comments
MORE RELATED ( ECONOMY ) NEWS | MORE..
   09/16/14  |  ISIS 'Won't Be Afraid To Put A Bomb In Lower Manhattan' • 5 comments
   09/14/14  |  Islamic State claims beheading of British hostage: SITE • 5 comments
   09/14/14  |  Scottish independence campaign lead before vote - ICM poll • 22 comments
   09/14/14  |  Atheist Bill Maher Defends Christians as Host Charlie Rose... • 11 comments
   09/12/14  |  6 billion smartphones in use by 2020 • 8 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   06/02/14  |  A Letter to SermonAudio From a Missionary to Haiti • 10 comments
   02/07/14  |  Bringing the Gospel of John to Every Home in Austin, TX • 31 comments
   01/07/14  |  SermonAudio Partners with RFC for the 2014 Family Conference at... • 1 comments
   01/01/14  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 29 comments
   12/10/13  |  SermonAudio Broadcaster Loses Historic Church Building To Fire • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   09/16/14  |  Does this Flood theory blow Bill Nye‚Äôs attack on creation out of...
   09/16/14  |  Harvest Bible Chapel sorry for church discipline • 1 comments
   09/16/14  |  Mood-Altering Drug in the Water Supply? • 7 comments
   09/16/14  |  ISIS 'Won't Be Afraid To Put A Bomb In Lower Manhattan' • 5 comments
   09/16/14  |  Pastor Gets Jail Time for Noisy Church • 13 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | MORE..

COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 2 user comment(s)
News Item8/18/10 11:44 AM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
I can only add that prosperity here is not merely a matter of sales volume, but profit per sale. You can sell 15 million widgets, yet still go out of business if you can't make enough to cover expenses. And I must wonder how much they continue to make on consumer credit.

Recall the heavy reliance of many retailers upon winter sales. Imagine what a disaster it would be for them if enough folks actually heeded what some of us say (versus Charles Dickens) about Christ-mass! Note well, such a disaster would only be temporary, for the money saved would be spent on other things (Opportunity Cost, q.v.).

2

News Item8/18/10 6:41 AM
Scott McMahan | Internet  Protected NameFind all comments by Scott McMahan
I shopped at Wal-Mart recently. I rarely go there, and I immediately noticed that they simply have much less inventory than they used to. That might be why people are buying less. There is much less to buy at Wal-Mart after their latest remodeling effort.

Also, when you see a story like this, look at the stores they name. Home Depot? Can't compete with Lowe's on selection, and if you're going to buy cheap Chinese tools, go to Harbor Freight. TJ Maxx? Saks? (I've never even seen a Saks.) Abercrombie & Fitch? These stores are not driving the economy.

I'm surprised that JC Penny is not mentioned in this article. That's a first. JC Penny is the poster child store for blaming the economy, weather, etc for not making its numbers.

1
There are a total of 2 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
Scottish independence campaign lead before vote - ICM poll
same olde flapdoodle from isles of langerhans: "very instructive history, john of..."
-19 min 22 
Pope breaks taboo by marrying couples who lived 'in sin'
same olde flapdoodle from isles of langerhans: "i heard on the news today that 42..."
-25 min 12 
Breakaway Presbyterian Megachurch to Pay Former Presbytery...
same olde flapdoodle from isles of langerhans: "nothing new here! nothing to see,..."
-47 min 


Why It’s Over for the Neo-Cons

Scott T. Brown
You Will Be Made to Stumble

Matthew
Sunday Service
Hope Baptist Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Mark B. Lawless
The Lord's Comforting Rod

Sundry Sermons
Battlefield Baptist Church
Play! | MP3

Pastor Alfred J. Chompff
Why Do We Suffer?

Reformed Bible Church of S. CA
Sunday Service
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Ready Made Church Websites for $84.95

Get a prof­ess­ional look­ing church webs­ite today. Pers­onal train­ing incl­ud­ed!
www.baptisthost.net/wordpre..

Sponsor:
Ichabod

The Cond­it­ion of Amer­ican Chr­ist­ian­ity in the 21st Cent­ury - A. C. Clayman
www.amazon.com/gp/product/1..

Sponsor:
Chantry,Quinn,Daniel 2014 Conference

Faith Bible Church Oct 10-12 "The Joy of Worsh­ip"
www.sermonaudio.com

Sermon:
America Revival Or Ruin
E. A. Johnston






                   
My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotency. ... Samuel Rutherford

Las Vegas, NV
  28   DAYS LEFT
Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal
MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
BlackBerry
Windows Mobile, Nokia
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
HIFI Option
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domains
Favorites
QR Codes
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword
SOAP API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
SermonAudio.com is the largest library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide. All broadcasters must adhere to the Articles of Faith.

Our Services | Testimonials
Broadcast With Us!
Support Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Copyright © 2014 SermonAudio.com.