DillardBy Mel Duvall | Posted 2003-07-01 Email Print
Dillard's launched a supply-chain project to better manage 15 million store items. But new software could only handle 20% of the work.s Base Case">
Dillard's Base Case
Headquarters: 1600 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: (501) 376-5200
Business: Third-largest department store chain in U.S.
Chief Information Officer: Bill Holder
Replenishment Manager: Donna Walls
Financials in 2002: $8.2 billion in sales; $132 million profit; EPS $1.55 (fiscal year ended Feb. 1, 2003).
Challenge: Improve inventory turns and deploy a supply-chain system to obtain better forecasting and replenishment capabilities.