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Unformatted text preview: Case 3: Demand for French Bread at Howie's (DADM-3 Case 11.3) ( Case03- Howies-data.xls ) Howie's Bakery is one of the most popular bakeries in town, and the favorite at Howie's is French bread. Each day of the week, Howie's bakes a number of loaves of French bread, more or less according to a daily schedule. To maintain its fine reputation, Howie's gives away to charity any loaves not sold on the day they are baked. Although this occurs frequently, it is also common for Howie's to run out of French bread on any given day-more demand than supply. In this case, no extra loaves are baked that day; the customers have to go elsewhere (or come back to Howie's the next day) for their French bread. Although French bread at Howie's is always popular, Howie's stimulates demand by running occasional 10% off sales. Howie's has collected data for 20 consecutive weeks, 140 days in all. These data are listed in the file Case03-Howies-data.xls ....
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