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"david shapira" Discussed on The Great Fail

The Great Fail

05:50 min | 3 months ago

"david shapira" Discussed on The Great Fail

"Get ready to hear about the most scandalous retail pharmacy chain of all time. That was far more. I remember farmer I actually, I mean, I may be dating myself, but it was this discount warehouse of just all kinds of stuff. So if imagine like a discount convenient store splash into a pharmacy with a little bit of like a target or a CVS, like it was that. And so it was this, it was you would feel like these massive amounts of product. So say you want it tied. There was like hundreds and hundreds of tides everywhere, and they were for these really low prices. And I remember, in my community, I'm from North Carolina. Our new to be in a far more in Raleigh. And Riley was far from my hometown, which was Durham, but it was worth the drive because the prices were so low. And you could get candy like both the candies and dumb that you might get at a convenience store that you would get it at far more for a lot cheaper and in mass. The year was 1982 when the first far more came on the scene. It was an extremely successful pharmacy retail chain that experienced a tremendous surge in growth in a short period of time. From 1985 to 1992, its 15 stores grew into over 300 stores in 32 states. Far more wasn't just your ordinary pharmacy retail chain, it was ahead of its time doing innovative things that challenged the industry's existing standards. So much so that Sam Walton, Walmart's founder, has gone on record saying that that was the most threatened he had ever been by another retail chain. Now before we can truly understand far more, we need to go back to where it all started. Youngstein, Ohio. Youngstein had been a thriving town since the 1800s, which was due to the land's large deposits of iron and coal. By the turn of the 20th century, local industrialists began to convert to steel manufacturing and the area was booming with some of the nation's most important regional steel producers. Unfortunately, by the late 70s, the area was struggling. One of the largest steel companies pulled out of youngstein, killing over 5000 jobs and creating a ripple effect that damaged the city, reducing the population by nearly half as desperate residents left to seek out other opportunities. It was devastating to the city and for a while it was like a ghost town. And then in 1982 Mickey Mouse and his partner David shapira came into the picture with a concept for a specialty pharmacy store, a business that grew rapidly creating tons of jobs and making monas somewhat of a local hero. Aside from that, monis was also contributing to the civic and charitable causes in addition to that philanthropy, monus was also a huge sports fan and launched a professional basketball league called a world basketball league. And in just a few short years, youngstein had gone from bust to boom. With sales eclipsing $3 billion in growing far more success was enough to send shockwaves within the retail sector. Now what made far more so powerful was their knack for innovative merchandising. Fueled by their relentless, bare knuckle negotiation tactics with suppliers. Their key to success was a strategy created by Mona himself, a legendary negotiator, and it was called power buying, which was essentially the practice of buying a bunch of items in bulk prices and offering them at lower costs to their shoppers, but monis would make these deals with suppliers to sell their products at exclusive discounts, attracting many price conscious shoppers and in turn driving sales through the roof. Not everyone liked it though. The strategy put mom and pop stores out of business rendering them unable to compete with far more prices, but on the other side of the coin, investors and investment bankers saw dollar signs and were essentially begging the company to go public. Far more with the precursor to what we know of today as a Costco. And so because they would buy in bulk and they would offer such discounts, they would pass that discount onto their customers. Part of the magic in far more deals was offering exclusivity on their shelving space in exchange for a discounted price. For example, there might be multiple soda brands on a competitor retailer's shelves, but far more would strike a deal with just one major brand like a Coca-Cola and stop that brand exclusively for an unprecedented discount price. This was an attractive proposition to the brand as they would have dominance in far more stores and far more we get a price so low it would drive customers to its stores. This would leave competitors scratching their heads when they saw far more ability to offer such rock bottom prices, but soon that wouldn't be the only thing hitting rock bottom. Let's take things back to where we first started with the world basketball league travel plans and that suspicious check. When the key investor got wind of the travel expenses that far more was covering for the wbl, it proved to be the first domino in a series of events that spun into an investigation,.

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David Stringer, Yavapai and Superintendent discussed on The Lars Larson Show

The Lars Larson Show

01:56 min | 4 years ago

David Stringer, Yavapai and Superintendent discussed on The Lars Larson Show

"To dangerously high levels of lead in their water critics argue the local state and federal responses to the crisis were too slow steve rappoport fox news legal barely move the needle in the number of women and minorities among its workers according to the company fifth annual diverse city report this is the deal with ongoing lawsuit over gender discrimination and arizona lawmaker is defending his comments that there aren't enough white kids in the state school arizona representative david stringer spoken to yavapai republican men's forum earlier this week tempe city councilman david shapira was also there he's a democrat running for superintendent of public instruction and he posted video of stringers remarks to his twitter page arizon minorities complicates racial integration white kids stringer says he was trying to have an honest conversation about race and wants people to listen to his full speech not just that clip he told the arizona capitol times that diversity has its advantages but there are consequences from so much immigration in such a short period of time jessica rosenthal fox news new study by the centers for disease control and prevention finds fewer us teens are smoking having sex and doing drugs these days and they're also drinking less milk the survey found less than a third of high school students drink a glass of milk a day about two decades ago it was nearly half lisa lacerra fox news radio here's the latest weather from the talk of connecticut a beautiful day today sunny skies highs in the upper seventies mostly clear tonight lows in the upper fifties partly sunny tomorrow high seventy five sunny on saturday high eighty five get the latest forecast online at talk of connecticut dot com at three pm the savage nation only on.

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