How low prices end up costing you plenty

Howard, Steve
February 1996
PHC Profit Report;2/15/96, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p3
Presents a list of the negative effect of low prices. Low profits; Undermining of future profits; Doubled work load for the same money; Lowered customer expectations; Less chance of a quality installation; Acquisition of poor customers; Loss of trust and credibility.


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