Every service seems to have its proponents and detractors.
Readers are seeing a variety of effects.
Weather was mentioned most often, with politics/war and the economy close behind.
Staffing, inflation and political partisanship are among the roadblocks listed.
Lots of disastrous tales … some funny, some not so much.
Our Brain Squad tells what they would change if it could be any one thing.
M.S. Rau and Lang Antiques received multiple votes.
Everyone seems to have a different method for pricing.
From marketing know-how to employee assistance to remote work, our Brain Squad has wants and needs.
Results were mixed, with some saying traffic was up but average ticket down, while others said just the opposite, and some did very well.
Favorite? Familiar faces of longtime clients. Least favorite? Long hours.
Some had some pretty creative ideas. Axe-throwing, anyone?
Single-shared-prong rings, halos and paperclips lead the way.
Lab-grown diamonds were the most popular answer.
Some of the answers are hilarious, while others are inspirational.
Most say the content developed in-store works best.
The Brain Squad shares their feelings on how the conflict will affect them.
Many use graduated steps to encourage their involvement.
Many reported larger and earlier sales than usual.
Brain Squad members tell what it’s like to be part of “the squad.”