The electronic catalog, which combines rationalized
content data from Harbinger with Ariba's powerful search engine, will provide us with a common process that supports multiple pricing structures for multiple locations, or even different suppliers for separate regions.
It is expected that the two operations will continue to operate independently, maximizing franchise values, although it is likely that products and services will be rationalized
according to core areas of expertise.
As a result, operating costs have been rationalized
and current production levels are approaching budget of 800 tons of copper per month.
Other projects of the combined company in Eastern Europe are expected to be refocused or rationalized
the foregoing by selling the interests at Drumheller and Cherhill.
Michael Bohac was also promoted to the new position of Vice President of Information Technology to coordinate the continued implementation of the Company's rationalized
company with a much stronger base of stores, Shirmax is currently expanding its plus-size division of ladies fashions through the creation of double and triple combo-stores, a strategy which has been shown to enhance sales through the cross-marketing of lifestyle lines, while increasing productivity and earnings.