Mis Fastfit Essay

3000 Words Jan 22nd, 2015 12 Pages
Description of FastFit’s Operations

FastFit Sporting Goods is a successful New England regional supplier of sporting goods to the high end consumer market. They sell an exclusive selection of equipment and apparel to men and women who exercise and pursue outdoor activities on a regular basis. They operate five (5) upscale retail stores in the New England market that offer a high level of customer attention, with a headquarters (HQ) is in Burlington, Massachusetts, and a single warehouse, distribution, and eCommerce fulfillment center in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Most of their products are purchased from two suppliers, Winter Gear Distributers outside of Providence, Rhode Island, and Boston Fitness Supplies in Marlboro, Massachusetts.
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b) What are three important uses of this information at the store by the store manager and three important uses of this information by management at the headquarters– a total of six uses? (use a table). It is important that you give different responses/business uses for store manager and the HQ.

Transaction Information (POS) - Transaction ID - Payment method (Credit, cash) - Date and time of purchase - Purchase receipt - Employee who made the sale

Product Information - Price of product - Barcode/product ID - Type of product being sold - Brand of product - Category of the product - Quality of the product

Uses of Information elements by Store Manager:

|Description of Use |Type of Business Use |
|Top selling items: this information can be used by managers to |Tactical |
|know what items are well so they can prepare and order more to | |
|replace sold inventory | |
|Track employees sales: this information can be used to give the

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