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The Top Five “Killers” of Retail Businesses

(Hint: “Declining Sales” Is NOT One of Them!) A dismal statistic: last year, in the United States alone, on average 1 retailer failed every 12 minutes. Five failures per hour, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. People who get their understanding about retailing from...

Product Quality and Standards are Your Responsibility

Product Quality and Standards are your Responsibility Many erroneously assume that Chinese producers know of and meet your country’s quality certifications. Nothing could be further from the truth; manufacturers in China only focus on meeting the local standards and...

The Hidden Costs of Manufacturing

Hidden Costs of Manufacturing   Many of you have probably heard of the bait and hook business model; a good example of a brand that uses this model in Gillette. They sell you a cheap shaver but you have to keep buying razors for your whole life. China has a hybrid of...

TIME is Money and CASH is KING by Elias Amash

“Business with GRIP has been easy because they deliver products in a world class response time and they get us what we need when we need it. Thanks Elias!” Neil Hahn Tools and Safety , Princess Auto, Ltd. As mentioned, I have been talking with buyers and...