KitchenAid is a home appliance brand owned by Whirlpool Corporation. The company was started in 1919 by The Hobart Corporation to produce stand mixers; the "H-5" was the first model introduced. The company faced stiff competition as rivals moved into this emerging market, and introduced its trademarked silhouette in the 1930s with the model "K", the work of designer Egmont Arens. The brand's stand mixers have changed little in design since, and attachments from the model "K" onwards are compatible with the ..
2012 marks Walmart's 50th year anniversary. Walmart: Key Insights and Practical Lessons from the World's Largest Retailer highlights how Walmart came to be a global retailing phenomenon and investigates what it got right, what it got wrong and whether or n..
While these topics are well-known, there has been little to no investigation into the changing social and economic relationships among retailers and stakeholders.Fair Trade In CSR Strategy of Global Retailers shows how retailers can improve the effectivene..
Shippers are concerned that recent retail consolidation has led to market power and the growing incidence of fees and services. Retailers argue that these new trade practices reflect their costs of doing business and the demands of consumers. Trade practic..
Without these components, there would be chaos. Orderly Fashion examines how order is maintained in the different interconnected consumer, producer, and credit markets of the global fashion industry. From retailers in Sweden and the United Kingdom to produ..
2 builds upon the overwhelming success of the first volume and features more than 50 of the most innovative new small stores. With a plethora of small retail operations opening across the globe, and in all sectors of the retailing world, this exciting segm..
Herb Sorensen, Ph.D. uncovers the truth about the retail shopper and rips away the myths and mistakes that lead retailers to miss their greatest opportunities. Every year, says Sorensen, shoppers will spend a quadrillion seconds in supermarkets and they..
Smart Retail incorporates several valuable chapters, including: Opportunities to learn from past retail pioneers: simple yet effective strategies your competitors have forgotten. How to use data to drive profit and growth. How to do more with less, and..
European retailers are continuously aiming to improve customer loyalty by offering good service. At the same time, they are struggling to reduce costs in order to stay competitive. One technology that promises to decrease the number of out-of-stocks while ..
Moving customers through checkout quickly is one of the most important issues faced by retailers today. The LS7708 Bar Code Reader from Symbol is the perfect choice for retailers looking for higher throughput and increased productivity. For fast, accurate ..