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Google Profits Down 20% As CPC Plummets 15%

October 22, 2012

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  The day’s big news of Google’s precipitous drop in share price concealed the fact that Google’s average CPC is down 15% from a year ago. This decline in one of Google’s key performance metrics has potentially far more long-term consequences than a silly printer’s mistake. Yesterday’s premature release of Google’s disappointing quarterly earnings caused […]

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Cupid Media Expands Internationally with DirectTrack

September 19, 2012

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Press Release         PITTSBURGH – September 13, 2012 – Direct Response Technologies, a leading provider of global performance marketing solutions, announced that Cupid Media is expanding its global network by incorporating the advanced internationalization features and user-engagement functionality found within the DirectTrack® affiliate marketing platform. Located in Queensland, Australia, Cupid Media operates […]

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Is Your Supply Chain Ready to Enable Profitable Growth and High Performance?

September 12, 2005

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Growth is clearly back on the executive agenda. Yet executives increasingly find that growing profitably is extremely challenging due to the complexity and volatility characteristic of today’s business environment. Further complicating matters is the fact that, after several years of intense focus on cost reduction, most companies’ supply chains are operationally efficient but are not […]

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RFID: The Next New Thing

June 14, 2004

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The buzz around radio frequency identification (RFID) as the new hot technology is almost deafening. It’s not uncommon for the computing and information technology community to hype new technology. It happens with regularity, but it’s rare when multiple industry sector leaders and government policy makers join in the fray. And that is clearly the case […]

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Improving Supply Chain Performance

June 14, 2004

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It is time for companies to start investing in supply chain management to improve enterprisewide operational performance management; this will lead to improved competitiveness and create lasting value. Unlike the post-Y2K years and the tail end of the dot-com boom, the focus on supply chain management (SCM) shouldn’t be all about automation. Companies should focus […]

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Special Interview: Lyle Ginsburg

June 14, 2004

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ASCET: The Auto-ID Center – a major force for researching and promoting radio frequency identification – closed recently, with its mission and resources moved to EPCglobal. Can you explain why this was done? Ginsburg: “Transfer of power” was part of the plan all along. As a research entity, the Auto-ID Center’s goal was to help […]

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Special Interview: Dr. Yossi Sheffi and Dr. Larry Lapide

June 14, 2004

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ASCET: What exactly is the Supply Chain 2020 project about? Lapide: The Supply Chain 2020 project is a multiyear initiative. Ultimately, it aims to identify the innovations that will be the foundation of successful supply chains 10 to 15 years into the future. The project deliverables will entail a variety of publications, including one or […]

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Leveraging Off-Site Delivery Centers for High Performance

June 14, 2004

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Companies are always looking for better ways to move to a higher level of performance, and recent economic conditions have accelerated that search. In the process, however, many organizations have rediscovered the performance potential of an integrated, extended supply chain – working with suppliers, customers, business partners, and third parties to create seamless end-to-end operations. […]

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Innovation Management Market

June 14, 2004

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View Ventana Research’s IPM practice began with the recognition of an innovation value chain supported by an innovation business process. The value chain delivers ideas, deliverables and intellectual capital. The business process that supports this value chain is concerned with generating, converting and realizing innovation. The innovation management technology market supplies software tools and applications […]

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