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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

Hi! I,Tiffany C. Wright, am the author of the ebook, "Help! I Need Money for My Business Now!!" and the book "Solving the Capital Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses", available on Amazon. I am the president of Toca Family Business Services, a short-term & project-based interim management & strategic and financial advisory firm, located in Atlanta, Georgia. In the past five years I've helped small and medium companies restructure and obtain over $31 Million in financing and a similar amount in purchase orders and contracts. I have an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurial Management from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. Personal: I enjoy investing. I am a prodigious reader of everything from business books, magazines, and newspapers to horror and popular fiction. I read 4-6 books per month. I also love to travel. I've been to 33 countries on 5 continents and lived in Japan for 2.5 years and aim for a foreign locale twice a year. I am also an athlete and run track on the Master's Circuit. The highlight was placing 7th in my age group in the 2007 World Master's Track and Field Championships in Italy.

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The Resourceful CEO, Tiffany C. Wright

the president of Toca Family Business Services, a strategic and financial advisory firm which provides short-term & project-based C-level management. She is the author of Solving the Financial Equation: Financing Solutions for Small Businesses, available on Amazon.

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