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The latest case studies from eWEEK and CIO Insight.
Albertson's: A Shot at the Crown
Is Wal-Mart an unstoppable force? Larry Johnston may be the yardstick. The former GE Appliance savior is now trying to beat the nation's largest grocer at its own gamewith a combination of brains and technology.
'Tis the Season to Counterfeit
'Tis the Season... The online and offline holiday shopping rush means more sales for companies and more counterfeiters to combat. Read how easily products are faked, and get some guidelines on how to thwart crime. (Baseline)
Will Amazon.com's Growth Strategy Work?
For the first time in its eight-year history, Amazon.com posted a profitable quarter that wasn't driven by holiday shopping. But to keep growing, Amazon will need to wield more clout offline. Here's a look at its untested strategy to offer back-end online services to retailers. CIO Insight
Yellow Corporation: Using IT to Drive Business
To Yellow Corp.'s CEO Bill Zollars, poor alignment means poor communication, missed deadlines and wasted effort, and all of those add up on the balance sheet in a business that can't afford inefficiency. Read how accountability and Net-enabled express delivery and logistics services boost customer satisfaction, cut waste and improve delivery speeds. (CIO Insight)
New Balance: Forecasting for Market Leadership
New Balance had nearly faded into irrelevance six years ago. Then, accurately forecasting demand with smarter applications like SRC Software and Agilisys became a sport for the entire company and its retailing partners. Now it's making up ground quickly, in its footrace with Nike. (Baseline)