|main menu | forum | standard categories | authors | new stories | search | links | settings | author tools|
|Dilution is the Solution (standard:non fiction, 517 words)|
|Author: Juggernaut||Added: Jan 23 2012||Views/Reads: 591/626||Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)|
|Inflation is good and dilution is the solution for many problems including the current economic problems.|
Dilution is the Solution Subba Rao “People are hurting from low pay and joblessness; these days we cannot charge more for products and services” Dan was despondent. “Dilution is the solution.” “How?” Dan scratched his head with four fingers as if he was combing his hair sideways with finger nails. “Without cutting down the weight or volume, a product in a package can be diluted.” “How and with what?” “With what else; water. “I notice recently, the toothpaste is more liquidly than before.” “Yes, I noticed it too.” Dan agreed. “Before, I have to press hard to get the tooth paste out of the tube; but now, I open the lid; it flows out almost like a loose semi-fluid.” “The companies dilute the paste with water to stretch it; the weight in the container is the same but it has more water now and less of active ingredient, whatever it may be.” “Yeah, yeah, they think they are smart.” “The TV dinners are now more semi-fluid as if we were all on liquid diet now.” “The chunky salsa is so liquidly, nachos cannot hold salsa anymore, the salsa flows out of the nacho chips.” “We are not getting the value for the money with more water in the product; the companies were making more money through dilution.” “But in my business, how can I dilute my services?” “Well, for the starters; make the customers work hard for service; put them on hold and make them fill forms; most people don't like paper work, many would drop out and don't pursue to get the service for free and then charge for a quick service.” “Yeah, I can do that; I will make a 3-page request form to get free service,” Dan started getting ideas now. “On top of it, because of privacy issues, ask every customer to fill a 2-page confidentiality form for any service request.” “That's sound clever.” “A product can be diluted and a fee can be charged for service; both serve the same purpose, more profits.” “With this idea of dilution as a solution, we can keep up and even increase the profit margin in difficult times like this,” Dan Click here to read the rest of this story (37 more lines)
Authors appreciate feedback!
Please vote, and write to the authors to tell them what you liked or didn't like about the story!
Juggernaut has 233 active stories on this site.
Profile for Juggernaut, incl. all stories
For a quick, anonymous response to the author of this story, type
a message below. It will be sent to the author by email.