The perils of budgeting

  Open to Buy is a highly effective blunt instrument used by most general merchandise retailers to plan their purchasing and control inventory. I am sure many of readers of this article are familiar with this tool and it works pretty well – most of the time. Of course, there are other ways to budget one’s stock requirements. Allow me to relate a real life scenario. When it comes to birthdays, selecting a gift is always a challenge, especially when one has been with a partner for many ye

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