Sales team leaders in several stores talk about
keeping shelves stocked; tracking sales; comparing
what they’re doing to other departments, other
stores, and their past sales; and using the data to
An outdoor equipment store uses the Internet to
find graphs of conditions at vacation spots so they
can advise customers.
By tracking items customers buy, a grocery store
can make sure it stocks favorites.
A research biologist tracks the fish population in
the state’s lakes.
A manufacturing plant worker shows how
graphs help workers spot patterns and make