Quotations by James Sinegal
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Born: Wednesday, January 1, 1936
If we take care of the business and keep our eye on the goal line, the stock price will take care of itself.
(Keywords: Business, Goal, Care, Eye, Will)
In the final analysis, you get what you pay for.
It doesn't do Costco any good if nobody can afford to buy anything.
One of the strengths of our nation has always been a strong middle class who could afford their own homes and send their children to school.
(Keywords: Children, Class, Middle class, Nation, School)
We always strive to be the best in the wage package.
We are a company that promotes 100% within the company.
We want to turn our inventory faster than our people.
(Keywords: People, Want)
We would rather have our employees running our business.
(Keywords: Business, Employees, Running)
We've always been in favor of improved wages for workers. When you have a strong middle class, they want to buy more stuff at Costco.
(Keywords: Class, Middle class, Wages, Want, Workers)
When employees are happy, they are your very best ambassadors.
You destroy the initiative of the working people if they don't feel they have a fighting chance to be a part of the American Dream.
(Keywords: People, Dream, American, Chance, Fighting)
You don't have a very motivated working class, it starts to affect the dynamics of the economy. If workers are disenchanted and disenfranchised, productivity losses will go along with that.
(Keywords: Class, Economy, Productivity, Will, Workers)
You just can't get too focused on worrying about what's going to happen in the next quarter. You have to worry about where the business is headed long-term.
(Keywords: Business, Worry)