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Nexus 4 vs. iPhone 5: How (Not) to Manage a Supply Chain

November 29, 2012
Both smartphones were highly anticipated and well-reviewed. Both were made available for online orders and quickly sold out.

But one -- Apple's iPhone 5 -- overcame some initial production hiccups and as of Thursday, according to Piper Jaffrey's Gene Munster, had "finally reached a point where consumers can walk into an Apple Store and walk out with a phone."

The other -- made for Google by LG Electronics as a showcase for Android 4.2 (a.k.a. Jelly Bean) -- has become an object lesson in how not to stage a roll-out in advance



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