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The Christmas Rush

The Christmas Rush

Mainstream retailers everywhere are of course obsessed with sales performance at this time of year, both in-store and online. In a previous life I was with a major UK grocery retail chain, and in the run up to Christmas, every day mattered: turnover, footfall, stock cover, and profitability on the key seasonal product lines and categories were analysed on a daily basis.
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Written by Ben Waller
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Making hard decisions easier

Making Hard Decisions Easier

Slowing production, cutting shifts, or mothballing a plant for a week or more are difficult decisions to make. Reducing volumes has wide reaching implications, for the employees in assembly plants and tiers of suppliers through to logistics providers and the franchise network. But you cannot ignore the market indefinitely and sometimes cuts just have to be made.
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Written by Ben Waller

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