Monday, August 15, 2016

I Hope He Is a Cherry Importer

I deal specifically with these crazy marketing orders in my import export class.  They are an outrage, even evil, but they are tradable.
“These cherries are beautiful,” Santucci wrote on his Facebook page. “But, we have to dump 14 percent of our tart cherry crop on the ground to rot. Why? So we can allow the import of 200 million pounds of cherries from overseas! It just doesn’t seem right.”
How are such rules, promulgated by the profoundly corrupt people who populate our federal government, tradable?

A tart cherry grower has a domestic market.  He has customers.  He should be an importer of tart cherries as well as a grower.  It is foolish to say "this is stupid, evil" and then pout.  Better to say "this is stupid, evil...  and I'll make money off it."

If you can't make illegitimate money with your congressmen's venality, get rich, and then support your congressman's enemy then you do not belong in business.

Feel free to forward this by email to three of your friends.


Anonymous said...

More crazy marketing stories:

"Why brick-and-mortar just can't compete with online retail"

The reader comments are entertaining.

John Wiley Spiers said...

Wow! What a misleading article:

"Online retail employees generate 4.5 times the sales of its offline peers."

And nothing on relative size of segment, and costs attributed. Then relentlessly misinformed commenters (a few people who see) agreeing B&M retail is over. Too bad... they are missing a huge opportunity for being self-deluded.