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September 27, 2011

With more than 6,800 stores nationwide, Family Dollar is a leader when it comes to operating a tight ship. Most recently, with threats of rising operating costs, the Matthews, N.C.-based discounter put a renewed focus on inventory management. An important priority: automating inventory auditing operations in an effort to speed up the recording process and improve reporting accuracy.


May 3, 2011

By Jeff Raber, Director, Strategic Accounts, Schneider Electric

April 13, 2011

It’s no secret: When the Great Recession hit in the fall of 2008, retailers sustained a serious blow in the form of sharply declining consumer demand. Privately held apparel retailer Bob’s Stores was no exception.


“For us, the slowdown had a significant impact on our inventory movement,” said Victor D’Amato, VP planning and analysis, Bob’s Stores, Meriden, Conn., which operates 34 stores in the Northeast.


August 31, 2008

For Office Depot, which opens at least 75 new stores and remodels another 75...

March 31, 2008

When was the last time you visited the back room in one of your...

December 31, 2007

To improve throughput and customer service during checkout, more than 100 ...

June 30, 2007

Toronto-based Staples Business...

February 28, 2007

For all the attention focused on supply chain processes, from global sourcing to the end...