An Old Calling Needs New Life
COMMERCE Secretary Sinclair Weeks needs two new cars, but he has vowed not to buy them until a salesman calls on him and "sells" him.
Complained Weeks: "I have not heard from an automobile salesman for at least four years." All over the U.S., businessmen would agree with the Secretary that the great American salesman, if not dead, is fast asleep.
While billions are spent each year on advertising to get customers into the tent, little is being done to sell goods at the retail level. Says President George...