Thread regarding Stanley Black & Decker, Inc layoffs

Early Retirement

What are your thoughts

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Post ID: @OP+1fqTR8NS

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Get the he-l out and take the money. Since Stanley took over B&D, the total focus on finance and lack of any vision on PRODUCT has led to this point. It won't change. With no meaningful innovation, the retailers will continue to control SBD, as they are now. It's actually quite amazing how, in the relentless focus on margins, cost, and finance, those metrics are worse than ever with no end in sight. It's a simple business. Either you have something better than your competitor to sell, or you drop your prices. So, back to thoughts on early retirement............

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Post ID: @lbtp+1fqTR8NS

I think anyone that doesn’t take it is insane.

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Post ID: @7xfq+1fqTR8NS

I've done it back in 2017 and I've never regreted it. It's not for everyone but if you are financially able to do so and if you are well organized, I'd say go for it. I've started working part time on a project that I really enjoy, I am working for a friend's company. Also, I enjoy my schedule flexibility and I travel all the time. Good times...

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