Canadians tread carefully on RFID

Canadians tread carefully on RFID

Canadian retailers and manufacturers are preparing to use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), but cost concerns are keeping them from going...

November 10th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

Fruit vendor updates systems to satisfy Wal-Mart

Fruit vendor updates systems to satisfy Wal-Mart

In early 2003, the supply chain writing was on the wall. Executives at J.R. Wood Inc., a privately held, US$135...

August 2nd, 2004 Stacy Cowley

Desire and funding challenge integration

Desire and funding challenge integration

Among the myriad business processes before manufacturing firms, supplier integration might be one of the more challenging. It requires not...

April 30th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

IT reshapes the supermarket

IT reshapes the supermarket

At an experimental supermarket in the city of Rheinberg, Germany, about the only thing automated systems won't do is place...

January 31st, 2004 John Blau

Germany’s Metro plans huge RFID deployment

Germany’s Metro plans huge RFID deployment

In the first move of its kind, Metro AG, the world's fifth largest retailer, plans to take radio frequency identification...

January 13th, 2004 John Blau

House passes Internet tax ban

House passes Internet tax ban

The U.S. House passed a bill Wednesday that would permanently ban governments in the U.S. from levying taxes unique to...

September 17th, 2003 Grant Gross

Report praises e-catalogues, offers start-up tips

Report praises e-catalogues, offers start-up tips

Electronic catalogues, or e-catalogues, are an essential tool for driving costs down and improving the efficiency of Canadian retailers and...

July 18th, 2003 No Author

Firms gain from tailored SCM modules

Firms gain from tailored SCM modules

In search of the real-time information exchange and collaboration required by complex supply chains, manufacturers are finding pre-specialized solutions may...

May 23rd, 2003 Heather Havenstein

EBay, Amazon hit with privacy complaints

EBay, Amazon hit with privacy complaints

Officials at Junkbusters Corp. and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) held a joint news conference late Tuesday morning in...

April 21st, 2003 Brian Sullivan