Headline risks of price inflation and longer-haul supply chokeholds notwithstanding, here's how you might frame your pricing strategy for an extended stretch of limbo.
Your homebuying consumers may pay higher prices for all durables -- including new homes -- in the months ahead. But it's the wrong time to deemphasize focus on what they value. That's where imagination plays a role.
An all-too-common path to cost control happens when builders tell suppliers, 'just get it done.' Here, from Ken Pinto's kaizen vault on throughput gains, is an alternative approach.