1) Chapter 10, g, Case Study #8: Review the ms-excel file enclosed in this email. The file has the answers to the case study for Chapter 10. Answer the following questions that pertain to the case study:
a) What data is the critical piece of information for this case study? (Sales forecast, Actual Workers, Hiring, Layoffs) Explain why?
b) Describe why having a Sales and Operations Planning process is essential to managing a business.
2) Classroom Assignment #8: Write a one-page essay on how the Retail Industry manages its inventory throughout the calendar year