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Why Overpurchasing Is Wasteful TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | It’s very easy to get caught up in volume discounts – buy more at one time or buy earlier, and we’ll give you a price break on each piece. It …Continue reading →

Sergio Tacchini, Unmet Demand, and Losing Novak Djokovic TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | As reported by Darren Rovell with CNBC.com, tennis apparel manufacturer Sergio Tacchini and tennis superstar Novak Djokovic have parted ways. The reason there is a split is because Djokovic has …Continue reading →

Winners of the Masters Pin Flag Giveaway TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | We have winners in the Masters pin flag giveaway! The winner from the email subscriber pool is Gabe Sincropi, Jr., the Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for the …Continue reading →

2012 Masters Pin Flags Giveaways! TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Lean Blitz is giving away a couple of 2012 Masters pin flags and a Baseball Winter Meetings hat – find out how to win here!

Lean Oops: Not-So-Compact Car TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Well, so much for visual factory. I suppose it would only make sense to put a “Compact Car” label on the ground if it would genuinely only fit a compact …Continue reading →

Lean Oops! O’Hare Parking Lot Exit TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | (I wouldn’t normally post a photo so large, but this is the only way to see the anomaly.) So when I returned to O’Hare Airport in Chicago after the Baseball …Continue reading →

Baseball Trade Show – The Oyster TAGS: | | | | | | | “The Oyster” is a new, innovative machine used for cleaning old baseballs. It’s called The Oyster because it shines brown, dingy baseballs back into clean, white “pearl” baseballs. Drop a …Continue reading →

Baseball Trade Show – Mascot Manufacturing TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | I had a chance to speak with a company that designs and manufactures mascot suits at the Baseball Trade Show last week. This company’s booth had a few mascot suits …Continue reading →

Baseball Trade Show – Coverage by MiLB.com TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | Lean Blitz received two shout-outs by Ben Hill of MiLB.com in his coverage of the Baseball Winter Meetings, one more “fun” than the other. First, he profiled a number of …Continue reading →

Baseball Trade Show – Bat Manufacturer TAGS: | | | | | | | | Lean Blitz received more attention from manufacturers of sporting goods and other items (such as mascot costumes!) than sports teams at the Baseball Trade Show, which is understandable. Most manufacturers …Continue reading →

Baseball Trade Show – Game Signs TAGS: | | | | | | | | | Game Signs is a new product for catchers that aids in communicating pitch signals to the pitcher. They are colored stickers that are placed on the fingernails of the catcher’s …Continue reading →

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Baseball Trade Show – Licensed Merchandise TAGS: | | | | | | | | | On the first day of the Baseball Trade Show I was approached by a manufacturer/distributor of licensed merchandise for Major League Baseball about some issues he expects to encounter. His …Continue reading →

baseball winter meetings

Baseball Trade Show – Article on ESPN.com TAGS: | | | | | | | | The three days of the Baseball Trade Show during the Baseball Winter Meetings at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas introduced us to a lot of opportunities for continuous improvement within …Continue reading →

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