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Few of us can remember the number of times we’ve resolved to lose weight, or the number of times we’ve gone off a diet. For companies, however, the current
Rarely does everything come up roses in a warehouse expansion. Most likely, the bouquet of equipment, systems, and layouts that started out fresh and
The smart company lays out strategic planning in a way that’s visible to everyone: For example, if we do this, X will happen, if we don’t, Y will happen.
It’s the Savings, Stupid Whoever took the potshot at the Sierra Trading Post catalog in the January Backword (Sell Me, Don’t Save Me) was clever but uninformed.
A roll of toilet paper imprinted with the likeness of Osama Bin Laden and the phrase “Wipe out terrorism!” is one of the best-sellers at AlbertsGifts.com,
Rich Lauer, president and CEO of Spiegel’s Groveport, OH-based Distribution Fulfillment Services Inc., says that the only thing you ever know for sure
If good sales cover a world of evils, then perhaps falling sales reveal myriad opportunities for today’s retailer. Or so we tell our clients who perceive
Our second annual survey of material handling practices, conducted after the Sept. 11 tragedy, shows mixed results. The bad news is that for the most
Between renting and paying the utilities for the distribution center, employing and training customer service and fulfillment staff, maintaining the machinery,
Take a Stab at This Use of Catalogs You never know what will come up when you type mail order catalogs into an Internet search engine. A recent search