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  • TORONTO, May 21- A pink Barbie-branded SUV that seats two toddlers offers a surprising glimpse into the myriad problems that jammed up Target Corp's supply chain when it set up shop in Canada, and the challenge facing Target's new Canadian head.

  • Can a low-cost iPhone help Apple in China?     Monday, 9 Sep 2013 | 7:41 PM ET

    Steven Pelayo, Regional Head of Technology Research, Asia-Pacific at HSBC, explains why a low-cost launch for Apple is important at this point.

  • DHL Eyes Indonesia     Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Oscar De Bok, CEO for South & Southeast Asia at DHL Supply Chain, talks to CNBC on how the firm is planning to expand its footprint in Indonesia through staff and fleet expansion.

  • Apple Faces Lull in Innovation: Former CEO     Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    John Sculley, Partner at Sculley Brothers and former CEO at Apple, says investors may be treating Apple's stock unfairly.

  • Chinese Company Places Huge Order for Airbus Jets Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 4:11 AM ET
    Airbus

    BOC Aviation, the aircraft leasing arm of Bank of China, has placed its largest ever order to buy 50 A320 family jets from Airbus at a list price of $5 billion.

  • Industries Hit Hardest by the Recession Friday, 1 Jun 2012 | 11:14 AM ET
    Most economists now agree that the worst part of the recession is over, and we’re officially in sluggish recovery mode. No one can say for sure when things will finally return to normal, but enough time has passed that an analysis of the data from the downturn’s lowest point is possible.For many industries, that point took place in 2009 and 2010. It was a brutal period for most businesses, and many struggled simply to tread water. But others were hit hard, and they offer a unique view into what

    Using data provided by the financial information firm Sageworks, CNBC.com shows which industries took the worst beating in 2009 and 2010.

  • A new Web-based portal has been created to help small businesses gain access to more than $300 billion in combined supply-chain spending by a consortium of 15 of America’s largest corporations.

  • Green River Silver Co.

    In the current climate of tight credit and weak consumer demand, excess inventory can threaten the survival of both tiny companies and huge ones. Because of this, business owners are focusing on the exacting discipline of inventory management, the art of fine-tuning the mix of stock on hand to maximize profits.

  • Retail Impact on Markets     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 11:06 AM ET

    Discussing how weak retail and high gas prices play into the markets right now, with Matthew McCormick, Bahl & Gaynor; David Katz, Matrix Asset Advisors; and Jan Kniffen, Jay Rogers Kniffen.

  • Thursday Look Ahead: Economic Reports Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 8:26 PM ET

    Economic reports could rule the markets Thursday, as investors get a fresh look at the jobs situation and the health of the housing market.

  • Five Things to Watch: Ford, Coke and More Monday, 25 Apr 2011 | 9:13 PM ET
    Ford President and CEO Alan Mulally (L) and Executive Chairman William Clay Ford unveil a new 2011 Ford Focus during the press preview of the North American International Auto Show at the Cobo Center in January, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan.

    The Fed kicks off its two-day meeting, April consumer confidence data hits the tape, and the voice of Aflac's new duck just might be unveiled. But, earnings are the big story Tuesday. Here's what we're watching…

  • Growing Tablet Sales to Boost Hon Hai: Analyst Sunday, 17 Apr 2011 | 9:58 PM ET
    Chinese workers assemble electronic components at the Taiwanese technology giant Foxconn's factory in Shenzhen.

    The craze for tablet computers has started to cannibalize sales of PCs. But with market leader Apple priced at nearly $330 a share, Taiwan's Hon Hai may be a cheaper way to gain exposure to this growth story, suggested a technology analyst.

  • Industry’s Pause Raises Supply Chain Concerns Thursday, 17 Mar 2011 | 11:05 AM ET
    A businessman walks past an electronic share price board in Tokyo on March 16, 2011. Japan's share prices rebounded 488.57 points to close at 9,093.72 points at the Tokyo Stock Exchange, on bargain hunting following a huge two-day selloff, as Japan scrambled to avoid a nuclear catastrophe. AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

    Many companies outside Japan remain uncertain, or decline to say, whether supplies of crucial components from Japan will be interrupted, the New York Times reports.

  • Japan Fears And The Retail Sell-Off Tuesday, 15 Mar 2011 | 12:27 PM ET

    Retail stocks continue on their slide as investors worry about the world's second largest consumer market. NetNet spoke with Brian Sozzi, a StarMine top-ranked Equity Research Retail analyst, about his outlook on the sector.

  • Supply Chain Management Slide Show Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET