Computerizing Orders

Ever since scanning gave retailers a quick read into daily sales, industry pundits have held out the promise of using computers to take care of replenishing in-store stock. The beauty of this process, generally known as computer-assisted ordering, is that computers can generate orders based on a cold, hard analysis of consumer demand, rather than on more ad hoc measures such as filling holes on the

Ever since scanning gave retailers a quick read into daily sales, industry pundits have held out the promise of using computers to take care of replenishing in-store stock.

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