1. Three-Stages-of-Retail-PLM-Adoption-2010-04301.pdfBY JEREMY RUBMAN The Three Stages of Retail PLM Adoption Including Five Myth Busters for Better Product Development Retailers who develop their own products have grown to appreciate the power of...
  2. Inventory-Effectiveness-200910191.pdfBY JOHN LONG, RON FLEISCHER AND JONATHAN MAYS Doing More with Less: Making Inventory More Productive Over the past year, many retailers have worked to better balance inventory levels with lower...
  3. AV-Supply-Chain-090825-SP1.pdfManaging a Supply Chain of Proprietary Products By Brooks Kitchel and Jonathan Mays To avoid falling into the pit of competing solely on price, many retailers have been trying hard to distinguish...
  4. Leaner-Retailing-0908242.pdfLeaner...
  5. When-Retailer-Becomes-Product-Developer-20090818-11.pdfWHEN RETAILER BECOMES PRODUCT DEVELOPER Lessons from Merchants That Know How to Innovate By Peter Brown and Amy Klaris To address the increasingly complex challenges of today’s marketplace,...
  6. Retail-and-Consumer-Goods-Strategy1.pdfRetail and Consumer Goods Strategy in Uncertain Times By Madison Riley and Michael Dart At a time of conflicting indicators, incredible volatility and a lack of historical examples, guessing how...
  7. Turning-the-Tables-0907201.pdfTurning the Tables: A Menu for Success in a Tough Economy By Todd L. Hooper, Partner While many restaurant chains and foodservice distributors were braced for a continued slow-down in...
  8. Creating-Competitive-Advantage1.pdfCreating Competitive Advantage through Integrated PLM and Sourcing Systems Introduction In a recent study of 101 leading retailers, Kurt Salmon Associates identified a select group of companies...
  9. 20090503-AV-Imperative-Release-to-printer1.pdfThe Act Vertical ® Imperative by Madison Riley and Brooks Kitchel It’s a good thing the government bailout wasn’t based purely on the number of industry bankruptcies and layoffs that threaten...
  10. Weathering-the-Perfect-Storm1.pdfWeathering the Perfect Storm How Retailers Can Navigate a Volatile Economy By Michael Dart, Principal and Strategy and Private Equity Practices Leader While many retailers were braced for a...