November 20, 2008
Publisher's Note
It certainly appears that many retailers are in for some rough sledding this holiday season.† I was especially saddened to see Circuit City file for Chapter 11.† Iím not really a big box retailer type of guy, but I did like Circuit City, always shopping there first before going to one of their competitors, if it became necessary. †

In these gloomy economic times I wanted to pass along a comment that was made to me by a woman I spoke with recently.† Ellen is a senior level accountant at a small firm in Maryland.† She said to me, ďItís not only our job as accountants to give clients honest information and advice, but also to be a positive influence and let them know these rotten times will pass and we all just have to make it through the storm together.Ē †

You canít argue with that.

Rob Nance
Publisher
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