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Glass, Plus  Aug 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

SIMON PEARCE may prefer to be known as one of the world’s best glass craftsmen, but he is also a trailblazer of another sort. The business that bears

Shelf-Involved  Aug 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Peter A. Buxbaum

Is it true that as Wal-Mart goes, so go all retailers? As the largest retailer in the United States indeed, as the country’s largest corporation its influence

TAKE TWO  Aug 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Liz Kislik

When the holidays approach, you’ve got to ramp up, even during an economic downturn. Whether you prefer to put the pedal to the metal or to sit idling

Continental Divide  Aug 01, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Caution, not creativity, has characterized most U.S. companies in the past couple of years. But at a time when risk taking is minimal, marketers are also

Golden Age of Fulfillment  Aug 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

DIRECT-TO-CUSTOMER FULFILLMENT has come a long way in the last decade. Or has it? Some of the clearest clues to the history of the industry lie in the

Alloy to Buy Delia’s  Jul 31, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

In a blockbuster deal, teen apparel and sporting gear cataloger Alloy agreed on July 31 to buy its closest rival, teen apparel and accessories cataloger/retailer

INDUSTRY STANDARD  Jul 01, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Stanley Fenvessy’s contributions to operations still loom large nearly ten years after his death. During the late 1960s, and up to his death in May 1994,

Take Your Pick  Jul 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

Below, vendors pick their newest and hottest products: FKI LOGISTEX REAL TIME SOLUTIONS, EMERYVILLE, CA The EASYpick Voice system features multi-functioning

Paper Update: Mills Are Quiet for Now  Jul 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Shayn Ferriolo

Because paper mills generally announce price increases two months in advance, no news is good news when it comes to paper prices. But although the mills

on the DOUBLE  Jul 01, 2003 9:30 PM By D. Douglas Graham

Picking is the most labor-intensive function in any fulfillment center. With cost cutting and labor reduction mandated by the tough economy, fulfillment






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