So far, 2008 is awfully unlucky for printers, but hey, who cares? We “only” sell the stuff. And, as the economy tanks, we may soon be the only ones “up-and-running” on the sales side.
Mismanaging management staff, from Quebecor on down, are firing sales and marketing personnel for no other reason than to cut costs. These same people, who gambled on capital investments in the good times, are counter-intuitively shifting blame to the working ants in what our trade associations call “the current period of challenge.”