What keeps you up at night when thinking about your hobby store?

Please fill out Model Retailer's quick survey on retailer concerns. Don't forget to click the "Done" button when you're finished.

E-mail mfreitag@kalmbach.com or call 262-796-8776 ext. 326 for more information.


THANK YOU!

Jeff Reich, editor

Model Retailer

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* 1. Please rate how concerned you are about the following issues pertaining to hobby retailing. 

1 = very concerned    
2 = somewhat concerned    
3 = neutral    
4
= not very concerned    

5 = not at all concerned

  1
very
concerned
2
somewhat 
concerned 
3
neutral

4
not very
concerned
5
not at all
concerned
Competition from Amazon.com

Internet competition (hobby-related)

Big-box competition (Target, WalMart, et al.)

Manufacturers/distributors selling direct to consumers

Product production issues

Late or canceled product shipments

Limited product runs

Limited promotional help from manufacturers/distributors

Declining sales

Waning consumer interest

Little interest from kids

Employee turnover

Shoplifting

Moving old merchandise

Time management

Technology (social media, online selling, et al.)

Struggling commercial zone

Limited store size

* 2. If you feel concerned about any of the issues listed above, please explain why.

* 3. What other issues do you find concerning?

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