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Operations & Fulfillment ARCHIVE

Dirty Laundry Comes Clean  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By David Pluviose

The subject of retail returns is big, messy, and embarrassing enough that retailers tend to keep quiet about it. Logistics executives toss around words

Patterson Buys into New Market  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Who says there are no new lands left to conquer? Certainly not St. Paul, MN-based Patterson Dental Co. In August the cataloger of dental and veterinary

Opinion and Response  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

HAVING HIS SAY Beware Divine Followers Roman Martynenko, chief financial officer of San Francisco-based Web services provider Ecofabric, on the continuing

Innocents Abroad  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

EVER SINCE O+F STARTED A DEBATE on offshore outsourcing in its weekly e-newsletter back in August, we have been deluged with e-mails from readers. Feedback

Buy Now, Pay Later  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Retailers may pride themselves on being but not, alas, when it comes to online payment options. Thus far in cyber space, there has been only one way to

Cabin Fever  Sep 01, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

THE WOOLLY SHEEP is no mammoth retailer, but from its little corner of Weed, CA, an historic lumber town (pop. 3,100) on the western slopes of Mt. Shasta,

Systems Integration  Sep 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

Three times a year, while conducting our benchmark surveys, we ask our readers how many sales channels they operate and each time, their lists grow longer.

Keep a Cool Head  Sep 01, 2003 9:30 PM By D. Douglas Graham

CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF, Walt Disney was not put in deep-freeze postmortem but planted in the soil like nearly everyone else. Disney died in 1966,

Web-Based RFID: Hype and Glitz?  Sep 01, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

TRUE OR FALSE: Like the Mesozoic, the Paleolithic, and the Industrial Era, the Age of the Bar Code has come and gone. The answer: Partially true. You

Point Firmly in No Particular Direction  Sep 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Jeff Morris

YOU CAN SENSE that things are getting out of hand when the legal disclosure forms now required of stock analysts are longer than the analysis itself.

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