The Lumber Manufacturer and Dealer Volume 59

The Lumber Manufacturer and Dealer Volume 59

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...one line of roofing, another yard for another, and so on, and with the co-operation of the manufacturers each can exploit the material for which he is agent and at the same time, through the local co-operation, be in a position to supply whatever the peculiar notion of each customer may demand. In fact, there is quite a. list of side lines in which local co-operation may contribute much to success and satisfaction. Broadly speaking, the entire sideline business is one that can be reduced to a basis of greater efficlency and more satisfaction all around by local co-operation, to the end that lines of supplies may not be unnecessarily duplicated and no man need lay out any more capital in these than his share of the community's requirements demands. There is a great chance to effect economy in investment, to reduce storage space, to simplify business details and get more satisfaction and profit generally in co-operation along these lines than for each man going it alone regardless of what his neighbor does. Concentrating Lumber Items. Nor is that all. When we get Into the main line of lumber there is opportunity for the same order of co-operation in the matter of various items which may not always justify heavy individual stocking. The_re_ are certain odd items in siding, certain varieties of flooring, partitions. etc., that can be treated on the co-operative basis. Many of these items do not enjoy a steady and active enough demand for the individual retailer to stock up with them to supply his own needs, but where there are several retailers in the town they may, by coOllerating together, so divide these items and each carry a share, and by all selling from the lists of each_they can reduce the number of items carried and increase the...show more

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  • Paperback | 982 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,715g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923987
  • 9781236923981