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Sharp Corp. Issues a Dire Warning

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Television and LCD display producer Sharp indicated its strongest warning to-date indicating that the company has serious concerns as a going concern without an infusion of new capital.  The company forecasted a near doubling of operating loss to $5.63 billion and is struggling to make some form of operating profit to justify a bailout. According […]

Foxconn Surprises with Increased Profits

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No doubt, this week is turning out to be an incredibly active week in terms of supply chain related news and developments.  There are implications to the monster storm that impacted the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S., a major merger announcement involving two best-of-breed supply chain technology providers, and a slew of quarterly earnings announcements […]

Breaking Technology News: RedPrairie and JDA Software to Merge

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On Tuesday, Supply Chain Matters commented that something was up at supply chain planning technology provider JDA Software, and that an announcement could come soon. This morning features breaking news indicating that privately held supply chain execution technology provider RedPrairie and JDA Software will merge into a combined supply chain planning and execution powerhouse with […]