Last year, we had lots of orders that we couldn’t fulfill because between the time we checked our supplies on Friday and filled our orders on Monday, the supply simply ran ran out.
While there were a few unusual things that happened in 2012 and which we hope won’t happen again in 2013, there are a few facts we have to deal with.
First, if you (like us) live in part of the US (like us) where spring is just a date on the calendar, you need to look forward.
Much as we wish we could focus on gardening, we’re still dealing with digging and plowing out our walkways and driveways. As consumers, we’re focusing on the snow predicted this week, not what we want our landscape to look like May through September. As retailers, we know the market and we are making sure that we are indeed buying what we want and/or need for the spring and summer NOW. Continue reading