March 12, 2016

►    Customer Feedback:  Customer Philip N., from Hudson, NH stated that his general shopping experience with us was Excellent.  “Sales rep. very helpful – other customers provided positive input.”  Sales help, operations, communication, and product performance were all rated Excellent.  “Knowledgeable, helpful.  Same person as sales rep. cashed me out and carried purchase to car.”  He would recommend us to a friend.

►    Advertising, sales, and specials continue from last week:  “Patty O’Furniture Sale”

►    Welcome to Gull Group to two new Sales and Service team members:  Gary C. and Jeff T.

►    Happy Birthday to Ann A. on Palm Sunday, March 20th.

►    Remember Spring Ahead, Fall Back.  The clocks move ahead at 2AM Sunday morning.  Make sure you still get to work on time.

►    News of the Weird from the Hippo:

Least competent criminals.  The manager of a restaurant in New Zealand, is pretty sure that he knows who swiped the contents of the store’s tip jar that December evening (based on surveillance video), but the man denied the theft and walked out.  The manager told police there was less than $10 in the jar at the time but also that the man had paid his $14.90 tab for food, yet hurried off without eating it.

►    Humor in Uniform from the Reader’s Digest:

True or false?  You decide!

  1. In World War II, a German U-boat was sunk because of a malfunctioning toilet.
  2. American combat dolphins, deployed in the Persian Gulf, surrounded and captured an Iranian battleship.
  3. The pen used by the military meets 16 pages of military specs.
  4. At the real-life Topgun program – the one film was based on – there is a $5 fine for any staffer who references or quotes the movie.
  5. The Franco-Prussion War ended in a stalemate and had to be settled by a winner-take-all game of backgammon played by the two countries’ prime ministers. 

 

Answers below.

Answers to quiz: 1-T, 2-F, 3-T, 4-T, 5-F.