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Video: Lowe’s Innovation in Its Operations

Lowe’s ranks second only to Home Depot in home improvement retail revenues. It has become quite active in developing technology to improve its operations. As reported by Phil Wahba for Fortune: “Inside a Lowe’s store in Christiansburg, Va., an employee ­easily … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Improving Its Working Environment

The often-criticized Wal-Mart is launching a number of initiatives to improve employee working conditions and morale — in addition to its recently announced wage increases for lower-paid workers. As Tom Ryan reports for RetailWire: “Beyond its widely covered wage increases, Wal-Mart … Continue reading

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Panera Bread: Operations Need a Facelift

Panera Bread has had an incredibly successful business model and grown significantly over the last decade: “We are bakers of bread. We are fresh from the oven. We are a symbol of warmth and welcome. We are a simple pleasure, honest … Continue reading

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A Behind the Scenes Look at Starbucks Retail Operations

“At Starbucks, our retail stores are at the heart and soul of our business. It’s where our partners bring the unique Starbucks Experience to life for every customer one cup at a time. Hear from Andrea, Geoff and Heather, some … Continue reading

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Moving Along a Store Operations Career Ladder

Regional Sales Manager Pina Pileggi worked part-time in a clothing store while she was in school and worked her way up the retail ladder, from part-time Sales Associate, to full-time Sales Associate, to Store Manager, to District Manager, and now Regional Manager … Continue reading

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