I dedicate this book to all the managers and staff that I have had the pleasure of working with over the last (nearly) 25 years. I have sincere gratitude for the knowledge you have passed to me downwards and upwards (and sideways) and for the experiences I have gained from working with you. This has taught me almost everything I know about the workplace!
One thing that hasn’t changed is that retail is still physically and mentally
hard work. The pressure’s always on; we’re only ever as good as our last
trading day. Every time we open the store, what follows could be a disaster
or a triumph.
Life is full of mysteries that, when uncovered, turn out to be neither sinister nor complex.
Generally they fall into the “Now, why didn’t I think of that” category, once their
truth has been discovered they often become commonplace, taken for granted. The
Wright brothers uncovered some such mysteries, as did Leonardo da Vinci and countless
other philosophers, scientists, and average people who simply figured things out
A number of people have read all or part of the manuscript at various
stages of its development. They are too numerous to be listed,
but I want to thank them all for their help and criticism. Byron
Wien, in particular, has gone beyond the call of duty in reading and
commenting on, the manuscript at three different stages of development.
Special thanks are due to Antonio Foglia, who generated the
graphics that illustrate the real-time experiment. Larry Chiarello
supplied the figures.
A number of people have read all or part of the manuscript at various stages of its development. They are too numerous to be listed, but I want to thank them all for their help and criticism. Byron Wien, in particular, has gone beyond the call of duty in reading and commenting on, the manuscript at three different stages of development. Special thanks are due to Antonio Foglia, who generated the graphics that illustrate the real-time experiment. Larry Chiarello supplied the figures.
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