Logistics in the Information Age: Complexities in the Retail Supply Chain

The Wharton Club of Atlanta
is pleased to forward the following invitation from the
MIT Enterprise Forum of Atlanta

Logistics in the Information Age: Complexities in the Retail Supply Chain


Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011

Agenda: 5:30 p.m. VIP Reception
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. General Networking
7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Program/Webcast

Venue: Georgia Public Broadcasting
260 14th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Sponsor: Manhattan Associates


Consumers today have more choices & information than ever.  From online shopping to in-store promotions, technology has become tightly intertwined.  Come be part of the studio audience to explore how retailers react to consumer base that is increasingly demanding.  How do they craft offers that cut through the clutter and influence the buying decision?  Most importantly, what are the implications for managing a global supply chain amid so much complexity?

Event speakers will share their insight on how technology can be used to help solve the complex supply chain challenges found in today’s global markets. The featured speakers include:

  • Mark Holifield, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain, The Home Depot
  • Brian Kinsella, Senior Director of Product Management, Manhattan Associates, and
  • Damon Schechter, CEO, Shipwire.

More details and registration for this Atlanta event: www.mitforumatlanta.org.

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About Tiffany C. Wright - The Resourceful CEO

Tiffany C. Wright is the author of “The Funding Is Out There! Access the Cash You Need to Impact Your Business” and “Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses.” She is the founder of The Resourceful CEO, which helps owners of small/medium-sized businesses prepare their businesses for sale. Tiffany has an MBA from the Wharton School of Business, sits on non-profit boards and serves as a business mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation.
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