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Posted March 19, 2012 - 08:23 PM

If you are a customer do you prefer to do business with an establishment that is in it strictly for money, or with a business that pursues excellence in everything they do?...Hypothetically of course!

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Posted March 19, 2012 - 08:30 PM

While the goal of every business should be to make a profit, you don't get anywhere without taking care of your customers. I prefer to do business with a company that both makes a profit and treats their employees and customers well in the process. If the company is making money and that in turn gains them better buying power their prices should go down. As long as they continue to focus on their customers and the quality of their products they should fourish and be a good company to deal with.
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Posted March 19, 2012 - 08:50 PM

I take my business where customer service is top priority. When that is the case, they will get more word of mouth customers. I do not mind paying a little more for the service. Most likely if that is the case they also take good care of the employees and will be around for a long time. Just my two cents.

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Posted March 19, 2012 - 08:52 PM

kinda the way I feel about it too...thx!

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Posted March 19, 2012 - 09:45 PM

While the goal of every business should be to make a profit, you don't get anywhere without taking care of your customers. I prefer to do business with a company that both makes a profit and treats their employees and customers well in the process. If the company is making money and that in turn gains them better buying power their prices should go down. As long as they continue to focus on their customers and the quality of their products they should fourish and be a good company to deal with.

You said it so well all I can do is agree lol. :yeah_that: :thumbs:
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Posted March 19, 2012 - 09:59 PM

I agree with IHCubGuy which points out a very important thought, the business needs to respect their employees in the process as well. I always try to support local places that have quality service and products which sometimes means I pay more in up front $ than at one of the chain-stores, but you know what, I don't see the chain-store at my county fair, or helping the FFA kids, or at a fund raiser for medical needs of a local family, or helping us clean up after a flood. Not saying I never go to a chain, but they are not my first choice and fortunately for me they are not the only choice around me, (YET)
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Posted March 19, 2012 - 11:29 PM

I take my business where customer service is top priority. When that is the case, they will get more word of mouth customers. I do not mind paying a little more for the service. Most likely if that is the case they also take good care of the employees and will be around for a long time. Just my two cents. Geno

I buy from the small shop if possible.

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Posted March 20, 2012 - 03:57 AM

I too try to shop in the small -home owned- establishments. My guideline is "Do they demonstrate that they care about my business?" Clerks,cashiers etc all reflect the attitude of upper management, and a few years ago I did quite a bit of carpentry work. --more than $40K/year in supplies--. There was only 1 source-you all know who that is and since Lowes moved in, I haven't I haven't set foot in the other store.

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Posted March 20, 2012 - 07:06 AM

i perfer the smaller stores allso but when your doing large projects which require alot of material its best to go to a chain store for prices that are unbeatable they both have their strong suits

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Posted March 20, 2012 - 01:04 PM

Bob is aware of me. Lol

I buy from Bob cause he knows what is what and puts up with my questions lol.

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