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Santa’s Supply Chain – Get Something NEW and EXCITING!

December 22, 2010 at 12:20 pm PST

I was thinking about all the supply chain agility issues Santa would have this year – probably the same every year. Like the fact that he has to deliver to hundreds of millions of folks on one particular day of the year.

He’s been doing this for hundreds of years with only one workshop -- not located anywhere near any major distribution routes and with a small but obviously highly productive workforce. Add to this his orders come in only a few weeks before 25th December – some on the 24th! And somehow he hasn’t any carry over stock on the 26th. Miss the 25th and you’ve had it!

Downside of this squeeze is that you can often get that same ol’ pair of socks, that boring polyester tie or that colorful sweater that you’ll never wear. Maybe even a lump of coal if you’re really unlucky. So here’s a message to  Santa… Read More »

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Open for Business… now in Canada!

Today marks the launch of the Linksys and Valet online store in Canada. Now, shop from the comfort of your home (or office) for all of your networking needs. To celebrate, we are offering all Canadian customers free ground shipping, a 90-day return policy, and our award-winning online customer support. Also be sure to check out Network Magic, our software suite that allows easy management of home and small office networks, now 20% off!

We’ve not forgotten our US customers—now through December 5, 2010, order any new Linksys or Valet product from the US online store and receive free 2-day shipping. Save your fuel money and kick start your holiday shopping!

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