A Simple Breakdown In Order Are The Problems That Paul

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A simple breakdown in order are the problems that Paul ran into as far as what was a struggle for him that he had to overcome in order to make Hannah’s shop successful when he thought it would be impossible because of one emergency crises. • Emergency crisis. (Pg.21) • Fewer goods on the sales floor than before. (Pg. 33) • Figuring out a new location for the extra stock of merchandise. • Brainstorming ways to get selling items fast to the store on time for sale by creating lists from each department head. (Pg. 46) • Getting other store managers on board with a new and improved better system of logistics for a continuous pull of replenishment to receive items on time. (Pg. 166) Paul, the store manager at the Boca textile store at Hannah’s…show more content…
(Pg. 59) That was a start to Paul’s new revelation. Rogers’s biggest stump in this story was how he was going to figure out how to move so many skus considering Paul’s idea of creating 10 enclosures for the stores in the district weren’t possible at the moment. (Pg. 138) Roger’s problem would be solved by visiting a book warehouse (Pg.140) to almost mimic how they pick skus for resale. Behind these problems and the solutions they came up with is what helped them both reach the idea of how the continuous replenishment of the Hannah’s shop would be moving forward in the future. Identify the traditional tools or tactics you’ve been taught in prior business classes (like QMB, Marketing, Operations Management, Finance, etc.) that the manager(s) in the story appear to have attempted. Marketing: Tools that I learned in my marketing class that was introduced in the book was using tactics such as having quality items to the point where you don’t need to use coupons to discount your items. When Paul was struggling to find ways to make the most sales after getting rid of nearly all of his stock, he did not use any coupons at all. In fact, he sold more items of what he had on the floor that was kept and considered more popular items and therefore had no need to use flyers or coupons to entice his customers to buy. People tend to spend more money as well when their shopping experience is more pleasant and they’re able to find what they need without the clutter. (Pg.
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