Index

A Pea in the Pod

Abercrombie & Fitch

activity-based pricing

adjusted inventory turns (AIT)

adverse selection

Amazon

American Pacific Enterprises (APE)

apparel industry

assortment planning strategies

challenge of buyers understanding customers

failure to use the data they have

incentives that inhibit profitability

lead time differences example

product assortment deliberations (see product launch decisions) reliance on trust with suppliers

Arrow Electronics

empowering a champion

empowering the shop floor

inventory issues at distribution centers

new focus on inventory accuracy metrics

senior management’s example setting

assortment planning

assortment allocation examples (see snack cake assortment planning; tire assortment planning)

complexities ...

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