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The Resource A stitch in time : lean retailing and the transformation of manufacturing--lessons from the apparel and textile industries, Frederick H. Abernathy [and others], (electronic resource)

A stitch in time : lean retailing and the transformation of manufacturing--lessons from the apparel and textile industries, Frederick H. Abernathy [and others], (electronic resource)

Label
A stitch in time : lean retailing and the transformation of manufacturing--lessons from the apparel and textile industries
Title
A stitch in time
Title remainder
lean retailing and the transformation of manufacturing--lessons from the apparel and textile industries
Statement of responsibility
Frederick H. Abernathy [and others]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The result of changing styles and fickle customers on the textile and fashion industry has traditionally been costly markdowns and stock shortages. This book examines how technological advances changed the situation in the 1980s and enabled the introduction of "lean retailing."
Dewey number
687/.068/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Abernathy, Frederick H
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  • Clothing trade
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Retail trade
Label
A stitch in time : lean retailing and the transformation of manufacturing--lessons from the apparel and textile industries, Frederick H. Abernathy [and others], (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-346) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; 1. The New Competitive Advantage in Apparel; 2. The Past as Prologue: Historical Background on the U.S. Retail, Apparel, and Textile Industries; 3. The Retail Revolution: Traditional Versus Lean Retailing; 4. The Building Blocks of Lean Retailing; 5. The Impact of Lean Retailing; 6. Inventory Management for the Retailer: Demand Forecasting and Stocking Decisions; 7. Inventory Management for the Manufacturer: Production Planning and Optimal Sourcing Decisions; 8. Apparel Operations: Getting Ready to Sew; 9. Apparel Operations: Assembly and the Sewing Room
Control code
ocn243613682
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280530333
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)243613682
Label
A stitch in time : lean retailing and the transformation of manufacturing--lessons from the apparel and textile industries, Frederick H. Abernathy [and others], (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-346) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; 1. The New Competitive Advantage in Apparel; 2. The Past as Prologue: Historical Background on the U.S. Retail, Apparel, and Textile Industries; 3. The Retail Revolution: Traditional Versus Lean Retailing; 4. The Building Blocks of Lean Retailing; 5. The Impact of Lean Retailing; 6. Inventory Management for the Retailer: Demand Forecasting and Stocking Decisions; 7. Inventory Management for the Manufacturer: Production Planning and Optimal Sourcing Decisions; 8. Apparel Operations: Getting Ready to Sew; 9. Apparel Operations: Assembly and the Sewing Room
Control code
ocn243613682
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 368 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280530333
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)243613682

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