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Need Stamps

Posted on February 25, 2009 - Filed Under Business | 1 Comment

Well crap, I just realized today that I really should get some new custom rubber stamps since my current ones still have the old address. It’s such a minor change, 308 Main to 298 Main, that it kind of sucks to need a whole new stamp made especially now that Paper Trail is gone. […]

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Shoplifters are at it Again

Posted on February 22, 2009 - Filed Under Business, gadgets, thieves | Leave a Comment

A few weeks back I noticed an empty spot on a shelf, after a few minutes I realized what was missing and took a look at the inventory list in the computer. Sure enough that item was supposedly still in stock. Great, more shoplifters! I spent the afternoon rearranging the security cameras to make sure […]

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I Need a New POS

Posted on February 9, 2009 - Filed Under Business, gadgets | Leave a Comment

No, not that POS, a Point of Sale system! The program I’m using was written by a friend of mine, and even though it gets the job done I’d love to have a lot of new features added to it. Unfortunately he doesn’t work on it anymore so I’m stuck with it as […]

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Demand Versus Supply

Posted on February 7, 2009 - Filed Under Amused, Business, Ranting | Leave a Comment

Many years ago, when we first started this business, we tried to please every customer. If someone asked if we had tv stands for sale, we would source out a supplier and get some in. Little did we know that we can’t please everyone because even those that swear by their first born, […]

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Ceiling Fans

Posted on February 6, 2009 - Filed Under Business, lakeview larry, sale | Leave a Comment

The basement of our store is full of ceiling fans that was in stock from a long while ago, when we were still a clearance center. Unlike the Nooka watches, they didn’t go as fast nor sell as well. I guess doing the pallet stuff has it ups and downs but this spring, […]

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Used XBox 360’s in Stock

Posted on February 5, 2009 - Filed Under Business, Electronics, gaming | Leave a Comment

Not sure what happened this week, but I’ve had 3 used Xbox 360 consoles come in. 2 arcade systems with a memory card & wireless controller that I’m selling for $159.98, and a Pro system with a 20gb hard drive and a wireless controller for $224.98. No luck with the Wii or Playstation […]

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