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A stitch in time : lean retailing and the transformation of manufacturing--lessons from the apparel and textile industries

Author: Frederick H Abernathy
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lean retailing has reshaped the way that products are ordered, virtually eliminating delays from distribution center to sales rack by drawing on sales data captured electronically at the checkout counter. Armed with up-to-the-minute data about colors, sizes, styles, and geographic sales, apparel and textile companies now are able to respond rapidly to real-time orders. They have developed new approaches to
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick H Abernathy
ISBN: 0195126157 9780195126150
OCLC Number: 39546095
Description: xii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The New Competitive Advantage in Apparel --
2. The Past as Prologue: Historical Background on the U.S. Retail, Apparel, and Textile Industries --
3. The Retail Revolution: Traditional Versus Lean Retailing. 4. The Building Blocks of Lean Retailing --
5. The Impact of Lean Retailing --
6. Inventory Management for the Retailer: Demand Forecasting and Stocking Decisions. 7. Inventory Management for the Manufacturer: Production Planning and Optimal Sourcing Decisions --
8. Apparel Operations: Getting Ready to Sew --
9. Apparel Operations: Assembly and the Sewing Room. 10. Human Resources in Apparel --
11. Textile Operations: Spinning, Weaving, and Finishing Cloth --
12. The Economic Viability of Textiles: A Tale of Multiple Channels --
13. The Global Marketplace. 14. Suppliers in a Lean World: Firm and Industry Performance in an Integrated Channel --
15. Information-Integrated Channels: Public Policy Implications and Future Directions --
App. B. The. App. D. Companies Visited or Interviewed by HCTAR.
Responsibility: Frederick H. Abernathy [and others].
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