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  • The Top Reasons Why The Maker Movement Will Be The Next Renaissance
    The Top Reasons Why The Maker Movement Will Be The Next Renaissance by Kai Goerlich
    Published on July 22, 2015
    Trying to give customers exactly what they want can be a big mistake. Manufacturers spend billions of dollars on market research and product development to deliver a diverse mix of goods with a variety of options on a mass scale.  But, in the end, they are still often guessing…
  • Managing Returns: 3 Tips To Boost The Bottom Line
    Managing Returns: 3 Tips To Boost The Bottom Line by Kai Goerlich
    Published on June 16, 2015
    Returns can cut deep into the margins of retailers, wholesalers, and consumer products (CP) companies. According to iForce estimates, they make up 25% in clothes and 12% in electronics (as a proportion of sales). The necessary move into the omnichannel seems to further increase returns, as consumers…

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Managing Returns: 3 Tips To Boost The Bottom Line

Managing Returns: 3 Tips To Boost The Bottom Line

Managing returns: How improving the inventory process can optimize use of resources and improve competitiveness of retailers, wholesalers, and CP companies.
Opportunities And Threats Of Risk Aggregation

Opportunities And Threats Of Risk Aggregation

Is risk aggregation requirements the right way to assess suppliers and the rest of the business? Here's what you should consider before using this approach.
Procurement Leadership and Procurement Rockstars

Help Wanted: Procurement Rockstar

Procurement wants to get a better "seat at the table" – but how? Emily Rakowski discusses roadblocks, rockstars, and the need for a better job description.