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Tell Them What’s Wrong  Oct 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Liz Kislik

YOU CAN’T EXPECT ANY WORKER to change an unsuccessful behavior unless you tell him what he’s doing wrong and how to fix it. But most people avoid giving

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

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

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 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

Send in the Clowns  Jul 01, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

At turning points in our lives, we often step back and reexamine, to use a clich, who we are and all too often, the answer to that question comes as a

The Lady or the TIGER  Jun 01, 2003 9:30 PM By D. Douglas Graham

In the fat and happy 1990s, retailers, e-tailers, and wholesalers were frequently unwilling to contract the services of third-party logistics providers.

Good Vibrations  Jun 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Rama Ramaswami

The old adage You get what you pay for is apt in the case of radio frequency identification technology. Although it isn’t cheap, RFID has tremendous potential

Retailers May Escape an Iraq War Backlash  May 01, 2003 9:30 PM By David Pluviose

WHEN U.S. TOMAHAWK CRUISE MISSILES rained from the skies over Baghdad in the early morning hours of March 20, retail companies braced for the worst after

TraceElements  May 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Jeff Siegel

But there may be no need to pay such close attention THE POSSIBILITIES are intriguing. Wonder where the merchandise from the factory in China is as it






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