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Auto Sales Could Drive Over a Cliff

For 2014, US auto sales are projected to hit roughly 17 million units. Car sales have been below that level since 2008. While the projection is good news for mass retailers and the American economy, one research firm does not expect the good times to roll. Many trends appear to indicate that US auto sales will drop below the 16 million mark, including:

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Grocery Home Delivery – Failures

Jim Lukens publishes a weekly email that highlights a specific idea for grocers. Many of his ideas can be adapted for other retailers to incorporate. Recently, Lukens distributed two emails that cover failures and successes related to grocers’ home delivery efforts. He has graciously allowed me to repost both emails here. Today, Lukens looks at failures. On Thursday, he will cover successes.
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