Bill, et al,

I want to know who's SOFTWARE they installed!

Don in DC

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On Sat, 30 Oct 1999, Bill Paris wrote:

> There is a write-up in our local paper about Hershey. Here are some of the
> things they touched on...
> 
> - Hershey's new $112M computer system is fouling up deliveries
> - Mars and Nestle expect insreased sales
> - No Resse's cups or Milk Dud's for trick or treaters this year
> - 3rd quarter earnings will drop 16% per share
> - Hershey might end up missing as much as $100M in sales for 4th quarter
> 
> There was no mention of the type of computer system they installed...
> 
> Bill Paris
> Sorrento Cheese Co., Inc.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nina jones <ddi@datadesigninc.com>
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com <MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com>
> Date: Saturday, October 30, 1999 10:04 AM
> Subject: Re: Who's going to call Hesheys?
> 
> 
> >> What kind of computer problem in Hershey, PA this month?  Anyone have
> >> any idea?
> >
> >i read something in the paper a month or so ago that they'd switched
> >software and things were going badly.  they couldn't keep up with what
> >was warehoused, orders, etc.
> >
> >now it's their busy season, and sales will suffer.
> >
> >nj
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