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Challenging the Competition: Mega-mergers and Supply Chain Technology
In theory, the Kmart-Sears merger could produce a new layer of competition to mega-retailers such as Wal-Mart. However, it needs more than just size to be

sears holding  division . In general, Sears Holding will have to force customers through a new learning curve with significant advertising campaigns to increase market share and customer loyalty to certain product brands. Customers will have to change their perception from discount mass merchandise stores to more upscale stores. However, Sears Holding will have to make sure that customers are not pressured by too aggressive sales associates trying to push the new retail image, because customers need to feel they are

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Retailers Join Forces for a "Make or Break" Attempt in Their Competitive Landscape


Today's competitive retail landscape has lead to mega-mergers between some of the oldest retailers in the US: Kmart and Sears. Before the technical issues of merging disparate supply chain systems can be addressed, these giants first had had to get their business "housekeeping" in order.

sears holding  the current Sears board. Sears Holdings will act as the holding company for the Sears and Kmart businesses, which will continue to operate separately under their respective brand names. Kmart has made great progress over the past eighteen months to strengthen the organization in terms of profitability and product offerings. The merger marks a remarkable comeback for Kmart, which filled for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in early 2002 (see Wet Quarter Postpones Amazon's Desiccation While Kmart Drowns ), Read More

The RIM 957 ~ Probably Your Next Pager (and a Whole Lot More.)


RIM’s primary focus is wireless e-mail, which has evolved into a mission critical application for most users over the past several years, leading to tremendous success for RIM’s 850 and 950 versions of their wireless Blackberry e-mail device line.

sears holding  RIM 957 ~ Probably Your Next Pager (and a Whole Lot More.) The RIM 957 ~ Probably Your Next Pager (and a Whole Lot More.) P. Hayes - July 10, 2000 Product Background Research In Motion, more commonly known as RIM, is a Canadian company founded in 1984 and is now publicly traded on the Nasdaq exchange under the ticker symbol RIMM. The company got an early jump on wireless technology with a concept of Always On, Always Connected , something which RIM has excelled at. RIM's primary focus is wireless e-mai Read More

Computer Manufacturers Shifting Their Focus to Start-Ups


Sun Microsystems and Gateway have announced initiatives designed to make their products and services more appealing to start-up companies, especially those where cash may be a little tight.

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What's in a Name? or Enterprise Systems' Reincarnations (Part I)


Well, the ERP Graveyard blog might sometimes be slightly deceiving, since not all enterprise resource planning (ERP) products necessarily die there. Some of them might even be resurected under a different name and ownership. To that end, Infor might even seem like old news today. It's been five years since its formation (no pun intended here, given its subsequent acquisition of former Formation

sears holding  s in a Name? or Enterprise Systems' Reincarnations (Part I) Well, the ERP Graveyard blog might sometimes be slightly deceiving, since not all enterprise resource planning (ERP) products necessarily die there. Some of them might even be resurected under a different name and ownership. To that end, Infor might even seem like old news today. It's been five years since its formation (no pun intended here, given its subsequent acquisition of former Formation Systems , with the Infor Optima PLM product as Read More

Consumers Shop Everywhere: Understanding Multichannel Sales


Multichannel retailers must be able to flawlessly execute a full range of services to engage, transact, and fulfill on Web placed orders. Hence, most successful multichannel retailers of today had to either build a complete set of the services in-house or outsource some or all of them.

sears holding  have also bought Although Sears , Roebuck and Co (soon to be merged with Kmart ) did not reportedly sell anything on-line until 1997, with only one product category until 1999, the company's strategy, from the beginning of the Internet revolution, was to at least maintain one face to the customer. It did not want to create a rift between the on-line and the off-line Sears. Sears lets products bought on-line be picked up and returned to its stores; customers can schedule service visits to the stores Read More

iCIMS Talent Platform Solution Is Now TEC Certified


iCIMS Talent Platform is now certified by TEC. Get a sneak peek into the product development strategy of iCIMS—a multitenant software-as-a-service (SaaS) talent acquisition software vendor—as well as the platform's core products and capabilities.

sears holding  Talent Platform Solution Is Now TEC Certified It is my pleasure to announce that the iCIMS Talent Platform solution is now TEC Certified. TEC Certification is an impartial review that verifies a software product's ability to address real-world business processes. To achieve TEC Certification, iCIMS completed TEC’s detailed questionnaire ( download sample Talent Management RFI template ) and delivered a comprehensive product demonstration. Employing more than 300 people, iCIMS is based out of New Read More

Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned


By layering across an organization's current infrastructure and building a sourcing system that needs hardly any training, TradeStone users anywhere can sign on and have the system handle all the intricacies of international trade (without ever experiencing its complexities).

sears holding  Penney, Unisys Computer , Sears , Ames , Federated , Timberland , and UPS . The product was agnostic with respect to import, export, product, and country, and it lured all the old IMC customers to the new company. IMC never sold another software package, and eventually sank into oblivion. In contrast to IMC, RockPort was profitable virtually from its inception, thanks to its lucrative and value-adding consulting practice, and thanks also to the early critical mass of customers signing up, which all Read More

Banking Industry's Fair Value Accounting (FVA) Conundrum


Every company and almost every individual holds fixed assets. Over time, these assets change in value. For example, real estate tends to increase in value, while vehicle values decrease. In the US, as in most countries, the global crisis has resulted in declines in the real-estate market and employment sectors. These declines result in housing and business property holdings dropping

sears holding  Industry's Fair Value Accounting (FVA) Conundrum Every company and almost every individual holds fixed assets. Over time, these assets change in value. For example, real estate tends to increase in value, while vehicle values decrease. In the US, as in most countries, the global crisis has resulted in declines in the real-estate market and employment sectors. These declines result in housing and business property holdings dropping in market value. Some unemployed households are obliged to walk away Read More

Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment


Small and medium businesses (SMB) need to address inventory challenges by using a tightly integrated approach that reflects the dynamics of the extended supply chain. Data must also be available to other application modules within the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. An inventory optimization solution allows companies to effectively fulfill demand and identify how to gain additional profits from their inventories.

sears holding  Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment Using Inventory Optimization to Reduce Inventory Levels in a Lean Environment If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. SYSPRO Inventory enables effective customer servicing and improved profits by providing superior inventory that optimizes stocking levels. Inventory Optimization that aggregates & analyzes inventory to support lean manufacturing Read More

i2 Third Quarter Results Are The Usual Story


i2 Technologies completes another stellar quarter. Does success ever become boring?

sears holding  Corporation, Allied Worldwide, and Sears. i2 also announced i2 TradeMatrix 5.0, the latest release of its marketplace platform and solution suite. TradeMatrix 5.0 encompasses solutions, content and a multi-enterprise platform that i2 believes will take companies beyond the first-generation bid/ask marketplace model prevalent today, to a second-generation model that enables e-marketplaces to model, plan and transact across all participants in a value chain. Market Impact i2 has cleverly chosen to Read More

HighJump Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products


With approximately 180 employees, HighJump Software is in growth mode with total revenue up 40% in fiscal 2002 and with current year over year revenue growth of 33%. More impressively, license revenue was up 60% last year and running at growth rate of 60% year to date. How does the relatively small SCE vendor accomplish it? Adaptability and broad functional footprint would be the keys to the answer.

sears holding  Grows in a Period of Low Growth Through Adaptable, Broad Function Products Event Summary On February 10, HighJump Software ( www.highjump.com ), a privately-held provider of adaptable, Internet-based extended supply chain execution (SCE) solutions, announced that it has lately secured significant new customer wins and global partners in its ongoing efforts to become the industry leader in providing global SCE solutions. Additionally, HighJump's International Associate Partner Program now Read More

Attribute-based Demand Planning: A Powerful Tool for Process Manufacturers


As manufacturing becomes a global process, advances in demand management software have given rise to attribute-based demand management software. In the process manufacturing environment, this software can help manufacturers deal with complex manufacturing processes and increase overall customer satisfaction.

sears holding  based Demand Planning: A Powerful Tool for Process Manufacturers Originally published - February 11, 2008 Today, manufacturing is a global activity. As supply chain management (SCM) becomes more prevalent in this industry, process manufacturers need to know what raw materials, or ingredients, are available in inventory and when they are needed, since sourcing these ingredients is a complex process. Demand management (DM) software has been developed so that it can be integrated within the supply Read More

Dell Updates Its Appliance Line


As part of a far-reaching strategy to grab a large share of Internet infrastructure computing, Dell has announced three new appliance server models.

sears holding  Updates Its Appliance Line Dell Updates Its Appliance Line R. Krause - April 28th, 2000 Event Summary Dell Computer Corporation introduced its new line of Dell PowerApp appliance servers as part of Dell's comprehensive Internet infrastructure strategy. PowerApp appliance servers focus on Web hosting and Internet caching. For Web hosting, PowerApp.web products are dedicated Web servers that include optimized versions of Web hosting software from Microsoft or Red Hat Linux. The PowerApp.web 100 products Read More

Case Study: Peerless Pump


Peerless Pump has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing pumps for more than 80 years. The company was basing component stock levels on historical data, as it did not have the ability to accurately forecast customer demand. But with forecasting and demand planning software that increased forecast accuracy, the company has nearly doubled its sales over the past four years, while keeping inventory levels constant.

sears holding  at 1,667 feet), the Sears Tower in Chicago and the Empire State Building in New York City. In addition to fire protection, its pumps serve many other industries including agriculture, process manufacturing, and the massive pumps that transport safe drinking water to our cities, to name a few. By increasing forecast accuracy through the use of Demand Solutions, the company has nearly doubled its sales over the past four years while keeping inventory levels constant – allowing Peerless to pump up its Read More