|Re: What Wal-Mart Knows About Customers' Habits|
|Dave VanHorn (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Sat, 20 Nov 2004 18:42:27 -0500
>> Other stores can stay in business, but only in little tiny niches. No|
>> one can compete with Walmart. A new move by Walmart will leave
>> merchandise in the inventory of the supplier until it is sold. $60
>> billion will disappear from Walmart books. This would really be "just
>> in time". It would never belong to Walmart. It would be sold
>> directly from the distributor to the consumer at the Walmart checkout.
> So they're acting as a consignment vendor. How interesting.
What a clever way to deal with theft!
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