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HarrytheCarGeek

Asking the taboo question, talking about the tough subjects.

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October was a very rough month in retail sales for us, across the board it came in down about -40%, yes, almost half of our average sales. Corporate accounts were down -16%.

 

What is going on, what are we supposedly doing wrong? November is on par with the past years but not by much.

 

We track our marketing meticulously, we ask our customers for feedback, what do we know? This is what we know, our customers are struggling financially, many are living in houses that their mortgages are not being serviced, they are in dire straights.

 

We have gone deeper into our research, but are not happy with what we are seeing. Bottom line, social and political economic policies are broken, we are in big trouble and we instinctively "feel it" but no one in political office will point it out because it is a thankless job.

 

I am an optimist, but even I have a hard time being positive about the present outlook.

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