22 Total Quotes

Scott Krugman Quotes

It's definitely been an emerging trend. You can give someone a flight into space now if you wanted to ? it'll cost you 5 million bucks ? but the opportunity is there.
Scott Krugman
#Space

Yes there will be sales, but these will be planned sales and not one where everybody blinks at once.
Scott Krugman
#Sales

Inventories are still lean and we'll see item-specific sales similar to last year's level. Also, there are two extra sales days during the holidays. That should help retailers.
Scott Krugman
#Sales

It's not surprising at all. When the economy is down, nobody is completely immune to poor sales.
Scott Krugman
#Economy

We're in a bad economy and price is the name of the game,
Scott Krugman
#Economy

A good economy isn't an automatic fixer for department stores. To attract customers they need to differentiate themselves. They aren't doing that right now.
Scott Krugman
#Economy

People always end up spending more than they plan.
Scott Krugman
#People

A lot of inventories had been committed to six months out. But keep in mind, retailers were left with a lot of inventory last year, so even with Sept. 11, chances are retailers were in a pretty good spot. Inventories are still lean going into the holiday season.
Scott Krugman
#Mind

Basically everyone is going to enjoy better sales than they did last year.
Scott Krugman
#Sales

It's way too early to actually tell its impact. Such a small fraction of consumers have gotten them. People will use them to supplement back-to-school shopping budgets and home improvement projects people have been putting off.
Scott Krugman
#People

Passing these costs on to consumers is the last option. . . . There's too much competition out there.
Scott Krugman
#Competition

It is an easier last-minute gift. For people that are trying to avoid the long lines or as the apparel selection starts to thin out, I think you will see more people turning to gift cards today.
Scott Krugman
#People

The only people who are going to have problems, real problems, with return policies are people who are trying to defraud a retailer.
Scott Krugman
#People

I am not buying into ho-hum theory yet. This week is going to be very telling.
Scott Krugman
#Theory

A good holiday season means great things for the economy since consumer spending makes up two-thirds of the gross domestic product.
Scott Krugman
#Economy

The holiday sales are still going strong despite the end of Christmas. If anything, because of the higher concentration of gift cards, retailers are expecting a bigger push this year than last year.
Scott Krugman
#Christmas

I know from experience. It all kind of creates the retail perfect storm.
Scott Krugman
#Experience

Retailers must always be focused on knowing their customers. But in desperate times like these that message gets hammered home because the competition is so fierce for a limited amount of dollars.
Scott Krugman
#Home

[However, experts say drops in consumer confidence don't always portend a fall in consumer spending.] There is a danger in looking at one indicator and trying to predict consumer behavior, ... You can't ignore that kind of drop.
Scott Krugman
#Confidence

These very same consumers are the ones mainly impacted by the higher price of heating their homes, so they may not have as much disposable income this year as last year and that certainly will be a challenge for discounters,
Scott Krugman
#Consumers

These very same consumers are the ones mainly impacted by the higher price of heating their homes, so they may not have as much disposable income this year as last year and that certainly will be a challenge for discounters.
Scott Krugman
#Consumers

A good holiday season means great things for the economy since consumer spending makes up two-thirds of the gross domestic product, It could create something of a slowdown in the beginning of next year if consumers are really splurging right now.
Scott Krugman
#Economy