Off Season Inventory and Staffing
As of this writing in May 2019, spring has apparently started. Maybe not in Northern Michigan but in most of the country temperatures are rising and the sun is making more frequent appearances.
One of the not-so secret secrets about ice cream sales is that sunshine drives sales perhaps even more than temperature. Although the sunshine brings happiness to the financial status of your frozen dessert business, it can cause stress if you’re not prepared for an unexpected increase in sales. High sales in the so-called off season are great for the bank account but do come with some problems – inventory and staffing.
A Couple Tips to Help You Be Prepared
In both of these cases, you’ll find that things will be a lot easier if you’ve treated your employees and suppliers with respect. If you want to talk about it, get in touch with me.