TITLE

A Simple plan

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Len
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;Sep99 Supplement Category Mgmt 2000, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the application of category management in various companies in the United States. Process of category management; Application of management based on theory rather than on practice; Execution of category management.
ACCESSION #
2261743

 

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