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magnetic core memory

The earliest form of computerised data storage, in which each bit of information was represented by a change in the direction (clock- or counterclockwise) of a magnetic field. Magnetic core memory was replaced by semiconductors, which are several orders of magnitude more powerful.
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"Depending on how much category management work has already been executed," said Barker, "retail operations can sometimes see business growth of an estimated 1% to 5% by using a CORE Store type approach to optimizing the shelf."
"Depending on how much category management work has already been executed, retail operations can sometimes see business grow an estimated 1% to 5% by using a CORE Store type approach to optimize the shelf."
The regional grocer has invested in key locations within its store base by renovating store exteriors and interiors, a process that it "expects to continue and accelerate...in its core store portfolio during 2008 and beyond."
One Spectroradiometer (we don't know either) The Core Store in Edinburgh for geological samples owned by the Department for trade and Industry.
But more than a quarter of respondents (27.1 percent) said they now have a three-tier core store brand program that includes NBE, premium and value brands.
"Our profit decline in the second quarter was driven by lower comp-store sales and more specifically by weakness in our core store wireless business," said David Edmondson, president and chief executive officer, in a statement.
Called CORE Store (Category Optimization, Retailer Executed), the tool uses a fact-based approach to allocating space and applies a consumer friendly approach to making products easier to distinguish on an often cluttered and confusing shelf.
"For nearly a year we've been focusing resources on our top-performing and highest-potential operations in our core store portfolio while working to lower corporate administrative expenses and not-for-resale costs," he explains.
"Obviously, we ordered for a higher sell-through and we were not pleased with our core store sales performance in the first quarter of 2005," he added.
"We've had to make sure our departments have enough people to satisfy the core store, as well as the secondary business," he notes.
Caption(s): Dave Johnson, RadioShack: "Obviously, we ordered for a higher sell-through and we were not pleased with our core store sales performance." / RadioShack's earnings slumped this quarter due to slower consumer acceptance of new wireless technologies
-- Safeway Inc., reflecting solid gains from its core store roster and the September 1999 acquisition of the Randall's chain, chalked up a 20.9% bottom-line advance during this years third quarter.