Tag: economy

March 24, 2010

My remarks at the grand opening of Square Root Natural Foods

I was asked to speak on behalf of the Ricker Memorial Library at the grand opening of Square Root Natural Foods on Saturday, March 20, 2010. My remarks are below: When my family moved to Poland 20 years ago, we came from a town with a library that was staffed by a group of committed volunteers, but that was peripheral to the community. It was […]

March 18, 2010

Support Ricker Library and a neat new local business

Hello to my friends in Central Maine (especially Poland, Maine)! This Saturday (March 20) we have an awesome opportunity to support a great new local business and also support our favorite public library! Square Root Natural Foods is a new natural food store opening at Poland Crossing, where Poland’s Dunkin Donuts is located (the store is between Northeast Bank and Family Dollar). Being very community-minded, […]

September 13, 2007

What happened to customer service?

Browsing on Forbes.com today, I found an article from last December about the fact that today’s luxury retailers are placing a greater emphasis on customer service than they have before.   The staff is friendly and eager to educate any customer about the store’s wares regardless if they are an A-list celebrity or an everyday shopper. From Top Shops 2006 – Forbes.com   This got […]