March 26, 2014   3 notes

vacosupplychain:

lastjournal:

I was bored and decided to look up my major (Supply Chain) on tumblr.

And i found the perfect blog:

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ITS ACTUALLY ME

SOMEONE WAS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN TAG???

If you have a deep and abiding love Supply Chain (like we do, natch), look us up when you decide to wade into the job market.  

And congrats on picking an awesome major!

March 24, 2014   1 note
March 24, 2014   145 notes
fastcodesign:

Who doesn’t love a water slide?!?! - Best Crowdfunding Project Ever Wants To Make A 300-Foot-Long Slip ‘N Slide

fastcodesign:

Who doesn’t love a water slide?!?! - Best Crowdfunding Project Ever Wants To Make A 300-Foot-Long Slip ‘N Slide

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March 23, 2014   20,594 notes

me writing anything.

(Source: jakesjohnson, via vacosupplychain)

March 23, 2014   21 notes

“ Social media presents a great opportunity for retailers to understand customers better. Stores can analyze postings by individuals that indicate they’re shopping in their stores. By finding patterns matching the time of day with the demographic group that the consumers belong to, retailers can quickly shift their merchandising strategies — perhaps by using large digital screens to display items and prices tailored for a particular type of customer. ”

Michael Haydock, IBM, discussing retail, showrooming and analytics

Big Data Can Help Prevent “Showrooming” at Retail Stores

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March 21, 2014   113 notes

businessinsider:

Technology has enabled us to easily communicate with anyone from anywhere at anytime. But it’s this convenience that often leads people to make embarrassing mistakes.

Career coach Barbara Pachter outlines modern communication etiquette rules in her latest book “The Essentials of Business Etiquette,” and we pulled out the most important ones.

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March 20, 2014   99 notes

“ It is when we try to avoid, stop, or control change that we get into trouble. ”

Ed Catmull On Why Things Will Always Go Wrong—Even At Pixar (via fastcompany)

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March 19, 2014   12 notes
businessweek:

EXCLUSIVE: This week’s cover story on how Target could have stopped their epic credit card hack — but didn’t.

businessweek:

EXCLUSIVE: This week’s cover story on how Target could have stopped their epic credit card hack — but didn’t.

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March 19, 2014   2 notes
March 16, 2014   1 note
vacosupplychain:

Why Shoppers Still Value Brick and Mortar Retail

Many customers have embraced e-commerce, but the personal touch of brick-and-mortar shops still matters.

vacosupplychain:

Why Shoppers Still Value Brick and Mortar Retail

Many customers have embraced e-commerce, but the personal touch of brick-and-mortar shops still matters.