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Operations and Management: Sophisticated Self-Service  Mar 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

If you’ve ever subscribed to the Book of the Month Club, you’re familiar with auto-replenishment: The customer places one order and then takes delivery

No Peace, No Profits  Mar 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Aside from the fact that I really don’t like to shop, I made an extra effort to avoid the mall scene over the holidays, and I was not alone. Market research

Software Giants Lead Retail Ranking  Mar 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

In any rating of the biggest and the best in retail, it is tempting to go for sales volume and ignore other, less obvious factors. One ranking that does

Warehouses Woo Absent Workers  Mar 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

The Dec. 2002 issue of WERCwatch reports on warehouse employee attendance trends and ways to manage absenteeism. With the annual cost of absenteeism rising

Three Ways to Go From Bricks to Clicks  Mar 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

It’s the rare merchant these days who doesn’t sell through multiple channels, but the process of coordinating those channels particularly off-line and

Psyched Up  Mar 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Peter A. Buxbaum

Two heads are better than one. That’s probably the simplest way to describe the advantages of collaborative supply chain forecasting. Business processes,

Storehouse: How Sweet It Is  Feb 01, 2003 10:30 PM By MCM staff

GOURMET GOODNESS is only one ingredient in The Christie Cookie Company’s recipe for success. Equally important is how the Nashville, TN-based manufacturer

Warehouse Management Sidebar: Smooth Operator  Feb 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Barbara Arnn

Perfect product flow may be only a theory, but some companies come enviably closer to its practice than others. Third-party logistics provider Automated

O+F Then and Now: Take the Simple Managerial Approach  Feb 01, 2003 10:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

DESPITE HIS ABUNDANT KNOWLEDGE of avant-garde technology and processes, today’s warehouse manager isn’t all that different from his predecessors. His

Short Takes: Bombs Away!  Feb 01, 2003 10:30 PM By David Pluviose

THE HARSH REALITY of pink slips flying, combined with the potential for American bombs dropping on Baghdad, kept nervous shoppers out of the malls in






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