Industrial Refrigeration Volume 60-61

Industrial Refrigeration Volume 60-61

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...who buy 25--pound pieces two or three times a week and do not want to pay out $4.50 or $5.00 at one time. This class of trade was paying 15 cents for 25 pounds, or at the rate of 60 cents per hundred. By buying the strip coupon the customer would save 20 cents on each strip. This feature was advertised extensively, in fact most of the advertising was devoted to exploiting the buying of coupons. Another feature in connection with coupons was the introduction of a book at a special price for small commercial trade. This book was designated by a star and the purchaser would save ten cents a hundred by using it. This book sold well. The introduction of the coupon strips was beneficial, but not to a very large extent. Even though a nickel-plated ice pick was given as a premium, the people preferred to pay cash for their ice. As stated above, it was not the policy to force matters, therefore coercive measures were used, and the introduction of the coupon strips, star books, and weight tickets decreased the cash 'business very nearly twenty per cent. The drivers sold all classes of coupon books and strips strictly for cash. Each driver was given his at the time, would reply that the only books he had were cash books and would try and get cash, rather than to explain about the credit card. Eighty per cent of the coupon books and strips were sold for cash. In order to show as nearly as possible, in a descriptive way, the correlation of the forms of the system and to follow the delivery of the ice and handling of the records in connection with its sale, we will follow the system through from the time the ice is loaded on the wagons. As stated above, ice was purchased from five coupon pouch in the morning for which he signed, and in the...
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  • Paperback | 852 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 43mm | 1,492g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981170
  • 9781236981172