A study on business_model

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Bricks and clicks (aka clicks and bricks, click and mortar, or bricks, clicks and flips) is a business model by which a company integrates both offline (bricks) and online (clicks) presences, sometimes with the third extra flips (physical catalogs). Additionally, many will also offer telephone ordering as well, or at least provide telephone sales support.

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Supply Chain ManagementContinuous Replenishment System - Wal-Mart Group 13Berit VestadMonica TennyTherese KrogsetherJanne VisnesIntroduction of the Information System and what it doesSupply chain management integrates the supplier, distributor, and customer logistics requirements into one cohesive process. The supply chain is a collection of physical entities such as manufacturing plants, distribution centers, conveyances, retail outlets, people, and information, which are linked through consumption. Supply chain management has been recognized as an important business element due to the fact that decreased time, as well as cost to the customer, will greatly contribute to their competitiveness within their perspective industry.Supply chain management reduces product costs through the elimination of unnecessary steps and adds value to the customer service function by more closely managing the coordination among logistics providers and customers. It is primarily concerned with managing the company's integration with transportation and information providers as it defines and drives the requirements for both. The ultimate purpose of supply chain management is to increase customer value while maintaining competitive prices. It is mostly concentrated on material and product sourcing, vendor evaluation, and purchasing. Wal-Mart is an example of supply chain management at its finest. By keeping prices low and their shelves well stocked, Wal-Mart has becom

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