Operations

May 06, 2009
American Express’s latest survey of small businesses reveals that managing...
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May 06, 2009
A survey released findings on Thursday that there are strong ties between...
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May 06, 2009
Import cargo volume at the country’s major retail container ports improved...
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May 06, 2009
Sears Holdings Corp. announced Thursday the launch of two interactive...
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May 06, 2009
A study released Thursday by BDO Seidman has identified general economic...
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May 06, 2009
Walgreens said late Wednesday that three veteran executives of the company...
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May 06, 2009
Fewer selling days had an unfavorable impact on the warehouse-club...
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Operations Guest Perspective

How to Drive Sales and Boost Customer Satisfaction by Maximizing the Value of Helpful Expertise
By Tom Stockham, CEO of Experticity
Remember the days when stores differentiated themselves against the competition on service? When consumers sought out expert product recommendations from knowledgeable sales associates? And bought from the one who worked hardest to help them find just the right product for their needs?

 

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People on the Move

Former Williams-Sonoma exec to head global retail at Levi’s
Levi Strauss & Co. has named Craig Nomura as president of global retail, effective Feb. 3, 2014. He joins Levi’s from Williams-Sonoma Inc., where he was most recently senior VP of global development.
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Ops Surveys

Report: Always-on consumers, showrooming among 2013 retail trends
A new report by Experian Marketing Services finds that several key retail trends will impact how marketers shape their messages in 2013.
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Publix leads all retailers in customer satisfaction, followed by Amazon and Office Depot
Customer satisfaction with retailers is on the rise, according to a report released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
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