Bricks Matter

Rethinking the How…

Big data supply chains, Bricks Matter, Demand, Downstream data, Market-Driven, New technologies • 2 Comments

The sun is shining brightly through the conference room windows as I listen to the consultants talk. It’s buzzword bingo at its...

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Throwing Down the Gauntlet

Big data supply chains, Bricks Matter

“We live in a world where supply chains, not companies, compete for market dominance. But companies often have diverging incentives...

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What Should Be the Role of the Store?

Bricks Matter, Demand

I love retail research. While some gals would call it retail therapy, I actively converge my days of shopping with supply chain research....

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Please Tell Me HOW

Bricks Matter, Demand, Market-Driven

I love hearing from blog readers. This morning, I woke to receive this email in my inbox: Good morning Lora, I have read with pleasure the...

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Taking the Hill

Bricks Matter, Market-Driven, Supply Chain • 2 Comments

For most companies, growth has slowed. Profits are sluggish. Complexity reigns and cycles are longer. The challenges and opportunities of...

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Bait and Switch

Bricks Matter, Demand, Downstream data, Market-Driven • 2 Comments

Bait and switch:  A form of fraud.  A dishonest marketing tactic where a marketer advertises a very attractive value proposition and then...

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