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The Dixie Druggist, May, 1913 - A Monthly Publication Issued to the Retail Drug Trade of the South
To meet with big success, one must be sometimes very bold and sometimes very prudent. It is by looking forward that one prevents inconveniences. So arrange your affairs that, whatever storm may sweep over you, you may not be taken unawares or unprepared. The subject, Is There a Crisis in the Drug Business, which your president has unfortunately selected me to discuss, is so vitally interesting and important to each of you that I suppose there may be a great many here who have given much more thought, and are so far more versed on the subject than I, that any feeble effort of mine would suggest no new thought, supply no new theories or give subject-matter with which you are not already familiar. However, as I have been requested to give a personal opinion, I ask your indulgence, particularly if my efforts do supply nothing new and are only in the nature of a review. The Crisis in the Drug Business, referred to and discussed by many, pro and con, seems to pertain particularly to the prescription end of it, and as such will be most considered. Crisis, meaning a vitally important or decisive state of things, the point at which a change must come, either for the better or worse, somewhat describes the situation, though it has been a gradual evolution, approaching slowly, almost stealthily, until now, aroused, the condition seems acute, apparently a sudden and startling metamorphosis. It may be more properly described, however, as a gradual but decided revolution in conduct and method of business, partly due to natural conditions over which the druggist has no control, and partly to changes which he has been slow to realize and slower to adapt himself. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 52969
Release Date: Sep 2, 2016
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