It doesn’t matter how many billions of dollars the retail industry earns this year, if that number is smaller than what it earned last year.
At least someone in charge of a company is thinking about something other — and bigger — than the bottom line.
This story shouldn’t be surprising to anyone who’s ever worked a retail commission-based job. Yes, they take returns out of your paycheck, and yes, they holler at you about not making sales goals. What’s surprising, as Bois notes, is that RadioShack is still in business at all.