The street loves issues that keep costs low and margins high, or show the potential to do just that.
So, while many of us "bitch and complain" about staffing and boxes and paper etc, that means expenditures are kept low and thus a better bottom line. And the stock increases.
Well, let's let a few seasons of *this* continue.
So far none of you have taken issue with me for saying what is untrue. What seems to annoy many of you is that the truth on FD hurts and you are concerned about future share value. Well you have reason to be.
Meanwhile, continue to visit FD stores and observe what I observe and also visit regularly the competiton. Use the same standards that I use of FD.
And for goodness sake, get a hold of today's New York Times page 1 article which is continue in the Business section. Hopefully within a day or two , it will be on line.