If you think a sweet-heart sale is a Valentine’s Day promotion, think again.  It refers to employees “sweet-hearting” a friend at the point of sale, in other words giving a discount to someone not entitled to one. It can also refer to giving a undeserved refund to a friend or acquaintance, or to handing over… Read More

We all have merchandise that we would like to have gone.  Perhaps it has refused to sell even at a sale price, or it’s out of date, or it just doesn’t fit with current merchandising plans.  And yet we have good money tied up in these items, so we’re not quite ready to give them… Read More