Lean Retail and Wholesale

Lean Retail and Wholesale

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Best practices for implementing Lean techniques in retail and wholesale a€œEssential reading for those who want to learn how Lean provides a competitive edge in todaya€™s fast-paced, multi-channel, and cost-conscious environment.a€ --Mark Temkin, Director, Demand Planning, Barnes a Noble, Inc. a€œProvides an enlightening perspective on the applications of Lean principles to the increasingly challenging worlds of the retail and wholesale sectors.a€ --Professor C. John Langley, Jr., Penn State University Featuring real-world case studies, this practical, streamlined guide reveals how utilize a comprehensive Lean methodology throughout retail and wholesale businesses to reduce costs and improve productivity, quality, customer service, and profitability. Lean Retail and Wholesale examines Lean opportunities from the viewpoint of retail strategy, merchandise management, and store and distribution operations and provides a holistic, systematic approach for identifying and eliminating non-value-added activities. The Lean techniques presented can be applied to traditional brick-and-mortar wholesalers and retailers as well as e-businesses. Coverage includes: Using Lean as a tool to survive and thrive in retail and wholesale (R)evolution of retail--from the general store to e-commerce The Lean journey from goods to services Lean retail and wholesale: early signs of promise Basic Lean concepts and tools: building a solid foundation Advanced Lean concepts and tools: K.I.S.S. (keep it simple and straightforward) Retail strategy: sales and marketing, location, human resources management, IT, supply chain management, and customer relationship management Merchandise management: planning, buying, pricing, and communications Store operations management Lean retail and wholesale distribution Lean assessments and value stream mapping Leadership, culture, teams, and training Partnering, outsourcing, import, technology, and Six Sigma Critical thinking and continuous improvement: methodology, education, training, and analytics Defining and measuring successa€”measurements and current statistics The road ahead: thoughts and suggestions on the future of Lean in retail and wholesaleToday, this concept is known as apush process, which is the antithesis of todaya#39;s demand pull (by the customer) Lean thinking. ... discussed later in the book, but in general terms, kanban is a visual method of replenishing inventory that is withdrawn or ... Many of them came from Japan, using statistical and other concepts taught to the Japanese after World War II by Americans such as W. Edwards Deming and Joseph M. Juran. ... 24 | Chapter 3 The Lean Journey: From Goods to Services.

Title:Lean Retail and Wholesale
Author: Paul Myerson
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2014-05-13

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