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Target Corporation: Value Chain Analysis:

Inbound Logistics:
Target Corporation has 25 distributions centers in United States. During 2006 two new centers were opened at Rialto and DeKalb. These distributions centers receive the inbound goods and sent them directly to Target stores.
There are some exceptions, for example greetings cards, soda and grocery selection does not come from Target's distribution centers but from the companies that supply these products to Target.

Once the goods come in they are recorded in a computerized system. In the distribution centers RFID tags would be placed on the bar codes of the ...

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Explain the value chain analysis for AT&T that includes the customer. Value chain analysis describes the activities that take place in a business and relates them to an analysis of the competitive strength of the company. Value chain activities can be grouped into two categories.
? Primary Activities - Those that are primarily concerned with creating and delivering a product (e.g. component assembly)
? Support Activities - Activities (e.g., human resource management) that might increase effectiveness or efficiency
Also, Include information on how technology can be used for partnering activities that might add value to a company's value chain. Give specific examples in areas such as the following:
? Innovative approaches toward business functions in partnering with sites that draw together like-minded customers (e.g., electronic neighborhoods, reinventing commerce, extracting information from data exchange)
? Use of the Internet for human resource management (recruitment and management of existing staff), competitive analysis (e.g., collection of intelligence), collection of corporate data for new product development (e.g., internal analysis of sales records to identify potential new products for customers), and increasing responsiveness and effectiveness through the use of Internet technology for customer service and marketing

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