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too much choice?!

Post by red » Mon 09 Oct, 2017 8:35 pm

Ive been aware for many years that the choice we have in todays
society can paralyse us in making a decision.I was reading a book
which actually proved this.A psychologist did an experiment
in a supermarket selling 24 varieties of jelly one day
and 6 the next, the day when there were six ,sold more!
the experiment was repeated many times with the same results
makes you think how many mouldings to stock!

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Re: too much choice?!

Post by Not your average framer » Mon 09 Oct, 2017 9:43 pm

That's interesting I'm busy reducing my stock of mouldings, as I am down sizing and intending to create more working space. So it's nice to know that I might be doing the right thing!
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Re: too much choice?!

Post by Steve N » Tue 10 Oct, 2017 4:29 pm

Not Your average framer wrote
"So it's nice to know that I might be doing the right thing!"


as long as you don't get rid of the wrong mouldings :lol: :lol:
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Re: too much choice?!

Post by Not your average framer » Tue 10 Oct, 2017 9:43 pm

No, I'm getting rid of stuff that's been hanging around too long and there's a few that I used to stock in larger quantities, but will mostly order in as I need them, or possibly only stock a length, or two at a time. I want to re-position my business to add some new ideas and need space to do this.
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Re: too much choice?!

Post by John Ranes II, CPF, GCF » Wed 11 Oct, 2017 2:12 am

One can interpret the results differently....

I think that one might compare the jars of product on the shelf to how many mouldings you present to a customer, rather than the number of mouldings that you carry in inventory....

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Re: too much choice?!

Post by kartoffelngeist » Wed 11 Oct, 2017 9:26 am

In fact, I'd say it's the only way to interpret and apply them to a framing context!
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Re: too much choice?!

Post by prospero » Wed 11 Oct, 2017 10:19 am

It's nice to have a big display of chevrons. Show people you are a force to be reckoned with. :lol:

But when it comes down to it, if you had 1000 samples you would only use maybe 50 on a regular basis, some once in a blue moon
and most never. :|
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Re: too much choice?!

Post by Jamesnkr » Wed 11 Oct, 2017 10:40 am

Prospero, what do you generally stock? 15 mouldings, 100 combinations?

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Re: too much choice?!

Post by prospero » Wed 11 Oct, 2017 4:40 pm

No idea how may mouldings. More than 15. Although there are probably 15 that I use more than
I use all the others.

Combinations? Squillions. :P
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