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2014

Neha Naeem
Camili Incorperate
4/14/2014
Ergonomic Improvements in Camili Retail Stores

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Table of Contents

Request ........................................................................................................................................................ 3

Overview ....................................................................................................................................................... 4
Function and Purpose .................................................................................................................................
Business Structure .................................................................................................................................

Reason To Invest .......................................................................................................................................... 5
Profitability ..................................................................................................................................................
Benefit of Productivity ............................................................................................................................

Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 6
Reason for Redesign....................................................................................................................................
Solutions ............................................................................................................................................... 7
Budget for Ergonomic Improvements.
Total Budget for Redesigning Workspace..8
Floor Plan..9

Conclusion .................................................................................................................................................. 10









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REQUEST
Retail stores where the Camili is sold require an ergonomic update. This Camili is an innovative
product allowing one to project designs and images on its surface. At the moment the Camili is a layer
being incorporated on clothing and accessories. Due to the Camili being a technological product, it
requires a different set of jobs in retail clothing markets compared to the average clothing department.
Currently Camili demands are high and production is increasing, our only limitation preventing Camili
Incorporate to reach its full potential is low productivity in Camili retail stores. The simple, quick, and
easy solution to solve this problem is to incorporate ergonomics in retail workspaces.
The asking price for the ergonomic improvements in each retail store is $6,130.67. Ergonomic
enhancements in these workspaces are necessary to invest in, because the tertiary industry of the Camili
provides for about 77% of its total workforce. In the case of low productivity in the service process
within the workforce it will effect majority of the company financially. The cost for ergonomic
enhancements stretch a major distance and will correct approximately all of the ergonomic principles
that retail stores presently dont recognize. It is extremely important to resolve unattended ergonomic
principles because they have the ability to delay employee tasks and minimize work rate levels.
Being inefficient is not an option in the retail markets while completing daily work including aisle
workers hanging and organizing clothes on racks, storage workers packing and opening boxes, and
working as a cashier or managing changing rooms. There currently may be flaw in the design, layout, or
choice of tools in each sector that may be limiting productivity, thus decreasing productivity and
reducing revenue. Each work sector depends on different materials and tools in order to function
efficiently, and currently our stores do not incorporate the safest, most efficient, or functional products,
causing individuals in the work environment experience difficulties completing tasks, which may
influence both their physical and mental health. The physical and mental stability of workers reflects our
company in the public eye, and because of the flourishing expansion of the Camili, our status has to
remain customers or employees first choice, and poor work conditions will act like a barrier. It is
mandatory to reform retail departments by redesigning the layout of the workspace and incorporating
new implements
Ergonomic improvements will no doubt benefit employees, however their increase of productivity
will impact this business positively. As employees benefit from the new provided mechanisms their work
rate will increase an abundant amount, thus impressively escalating sales due to tasks being finished
earlier. Camili Incorporate revenues and its productivity rates are directly linked to each other. In order
to obtain exponential sales, our retail markets need to be able to sell more in shorter time periods. By
incorporating gadgets and machinery in retail workspaces, tasks will finish faster increasing productivity
which leads to higher sales, quick service, and customer satisfaction. This will allow Camili Incorporate to
become top choice among consumers which will allow us to defeat major competitors in sales and
profit. Once we receive funding to enhance ergonomics in stores both the employees and this business
will benefit, allowing this company to become capable of reaching its full its full potential both
financially and economically.



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OVERVIEW
FUNCTION AND PURPOSE
Camili Incorporate is a company that produces and manufactures the world renowned product
Camili. The Camili is a technological material that allows one to project any image or design from any
device, and project it on their clothing or accessory, with the Camili incorporated on its surface.
Examples of products that currently include the Camili are shirts, pants, dresses, and iPhone cases.
However possibilities of what the Camili can be incorporated on are endless. The Camili is used as a top
coat and is incorporated on different brands in which we are in partnership with. It is extremely versatile
and has many functions yet is extremely thin and unnoticeable. This state-of-the-art technology is
composed of a malleable miniature rechargeable polymer built in battery so it is able to charge, and be
used wirelessly for long time periods. It is also water proof and incorporates a liquid repellant, keeping
consumers safe from different circumstances. Not only does this product allow one to fashion any
design or print of choice, it also allows consumers to select the feeling or texture of their clothing or
accessory from electro-vibrations. This provides an experience of pleasure and comfort for the
consumer, which can easily be modified by intensity and consistency.
The purpose of the Camili is to give consumers choice about what designs, colours, prints, and
textures they want to fashion, in a quick and easy way. Prints and designs can be purchased on The
Camili app, which is available in the app store, or they can create their own designs and patterns. This
allows the individuals of society to remain unique and not be whats limited to what sells in the
mainstream fashion departments.
BUSSINESS STRUCTURE
Within the retail department of the Camili, there are various positions of employees who perform
different tasks, in order for stores to function properly. Inside each store there includes a manager and
an assistant manager. Both these employees perform similar tasks however the manager is required to
lead the store according to the orders and regulations of Camili Incorporate. They are to guide
employees, employ new workers, manage clean-up crew, and keep track of revenues and sales. The
assistant manager provides a helping hand for the manager and completes the managers duties in the
case of their absence. Also when the manager or the assistant manager is not present, it is the key
holders duty to open and close the store, and promote staff improvement by guiding and motivating
staff. He/she assist higher authorities in the hiring process, and also work as sales associates and
cashiers. Each retail Camili store also include about ten sales associates whose jobs include greeting
customers and answering questions or clarifying orders, and tending for customer needs. Part of their
job is to also hand and organize new and old merchandise and keep the store tidy. This business also
includes about eight cashiers hired but only four work at a time, who are to handle payments and
receipts. They are also to handle returns from customers and can also answer customer questions
regarding their payments. Also in each retail Camili store there are two receivers who manage new skids
and shipping items back to manufacturers. This includes accepting, confirming, and signing for new
merchandise, and filing history of new and old delivery. Their task is also to regulate merchandise and
organize the storage room. Another job in Camili retail stores is managing changing rooms. There are

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two employees that supervise changing rooms and allow customers to change in available rooms, also
gather customers unwanted clothing to hang back on racks. In total the average Camili retail store
incorporates about 26 employees.
REASON TO INVEST
PROFITABILITY
Currently Camili Incorporates performance in sales is outstanding. This prosperous company has
already spread across all of North America and is praised by critics, fashion magazines, and consumers.
Camili also has its own website in which customers from other countries can have large varieties of
products in stocks shipped and sold to their homes. In the past three years this industry has been
achieving exponential sales and has extreme amounts of potential to multiply its retail departments
internationally. This is because the Camili is heavily influenced and promoted by the media from
commercials, magazines, and fashion television. It is also fashioned by a variety of celebrities as they
tour internationally or attend ceremonies or award shows under the public eye. The Camili is receives
many requests from interested consumers around the world to open market in locations outside of
North America.
There is no doubt that this company is financially secure. Our abundant amounts of revenues allow
this company to provide average and up earnings for employees, and provide suitable working
conditions for workers. Our company has been obtaining employee standards since its starts, and has
never experienced a financial crisis resulting in laying of hard working employees devoted to this
company and their work.
Currently Camili Incorporate have been obtaining exponential sales for the past three years and have
profited an abundant amount. This company has a very strong financial base, which grants the
possibility of expanding worldwide and profiting from countries with high populations of average to
wealthy citizens. After expanding worldwide Camili incorporate will experience a financial boom in profit
therefore increasing wealth, strength, and becoming most dominant in the fashion industry.

BENEFITS OF PRODUCTIVITY
There are plentiful advantages from high productivity on the employees. For instance due to larger
amounts of work being completed in shorter time periods, employees will finish tasks sooner. This
allows workers to not have to post-pone work for the next day, causing burden, and store to fall behind.
Also due to the positive effects of ergonomics leading to high productive levels, employees will enjoy
working for Camili Incorporate, compared to competitors. Another positive effect of ergonomics leading
to high productivity levels, is employees will remain in a content mood, leading to positive interactions
with other colleagues and customers.
Productivity levels starting from ergonomics also provide an abundant amount of benefits for Camili
Incorporate. Being productive and selling more products in shorter time periods will increase revenues,
which can allow this company to slightly decrease prices of items. This will encourage more buyers to
purchase, leading to even more profit. In addition to this it will increase customer satisfaction and
loyalty among customers, making this company their top choice for future purchases. Also by increasing

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productivity, sales rates will grow, allowing Camili Incorporate to become top choice in consumers, thus
beating our competitors. Also the increase in profit will allow this company to acquire more to spare in
publicity, such as ads in magazines, billboards, and commercials. Also increase in productivity will
maximize the resources that are used by employees. By being more productive and utilizing ergonomic
efficient tools this company had invested in, our resources are not going to waste and can be used for
the long term, compared to the outdated, inefficient current tools in stores.
ANALYSIS
REASON FOR REDESIGN
Although Camili Incorporate provides a sufficient work space for employees, there is room for
improvement. Ergonomic issues among the workspace may not be visual, however their effects are
quite prominent, and are affecting productivity levels of this business by decreasing work rates of
employees. One issue includes overheating in retail stores due to high amounts electrical products such
as Camili articles of clothing and accessories on mannequins. Overheating can result in headaches, heat
rashes, and nausea. Poor lighting also contributes to an uncomfortable atmosphere by causing issues in
vision and can cause depression. Likewise wall colours contribute to the atmosphere of the stores by
triggering negative emotions depending on the colour, it would be ideal that our walls provide a
relaxing, and tranquil feeling to both customers and employees, yet reflect the colours of our logo.
Another issue that needs to be tended is the lack of clearance in our store regarding wires from Camili
product displays, and other electrical products. This is becoming hazardous, with many health and safety
reports from stores complaining about employees tripping resulting in injuries and damaging products.
Another reason why redesigning stores is mandatory is because there is evidence of poor organization
regarding racks and stands. Different types of clothing and accessories are constantly mixed amongst
each other, resulting in consumers not being able to find merchandise they wish to purchase. This is not
necessarily the sales associates fault because customers pull clothing from tracks, and/or visit the
changing room may not place clothing in their specific section on the rack due to its confusing or unclear
organization system. This results in increasing amounts of unsold products and loss of profit.
Another issue regarding work efficiency, is that there are large amounts of excessive motions when
repetitively bending down to the floor in order to reach boxes with merchandise to hang clothing. This
can cause strain on back, resulting in back pain, therefore slowing down workers. Store Associates may
also need have difficulty placing heavy boxes on high shelves, which would also cause strain on their
backs and joints, which may lead to serious injuries. Also cashiers experience a problem when cashing
merchandise out, because it becomes difficult to type barcodes of products repetitively for each
costumer. Thus resulting in symptoms of carpal tunnel, and stiffness. Another area of where work may
become overwhelming is stacking and storing heavy boxes for in storage. The load of packages are
causing receivers immense amounts of burdens on their joints and muscles resulting in long-term
injuries. Also sales associates find it difficult to remove clothing items on high racks when in need to
hang new merchandise, or when taking down merchandise for customers. In like manner cashiers may
experience difficulty reaching the cash register or counter when handling payments. This causes slow
check outs and long lines leading to frustration between customers. Also workers are also showing
evidence of fatigue and stress due to standing and moving for majority of their shift. Another evident
issue is employees experiencing difficulties and stress on joints by applying excessive force when using
old tools for tasks such as slicing through packaging to open boxes, or reapplying tape on boxes to ship

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merchandise back. Lastly, in the case of emergencies, equipment such as fire extinguishers are quite
heavy which causes user to provide excessive force. In the state of emergency it is
important for equipment to be fast and efficient. Not only will the extinguisher slow its
user down, but it will also cause stress on muscles and joints due to it being a static load.

SOLUTIONS
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Comfort Aire Thru-Wall- Air conditioners from Home Depot can decrease
temperatures and provide a comfortable atmosphere for employees. This
allows them to become more productive and not be negatively affected by high
temperatures both mentally and physically while working.
Fiber Glass platform ladders can be purchased online from the Canadian company
Uline. These ladders can lift up to 300 lbs, are electrically safe. Allows employees to lift
and place merchandise on high racks and keep everything at easy reach.
15 feet wire molds can be purchased at Canadian Tire. This product will provide clearance
inside stores and will hide wires inside, while providing a smooth surface for walking. This
product will also eliminate tripping hazards, therefore preventing injuries and providing a
safe work environment.

Visible light barcode scanners are sold from a company named DX and provides free shipping.
This product is beneficial to invest in because it reduces excessive motions for cashiers when
repetitively entering barcodes of merchandise. By providing four barcode scanners, cashiers
can easily scan tags, this increases speed of payments at checkouts.
Bolmen stools can be purchased from Ikea. It will be provided for cashiers with trouble
reaching counter items, and items to be at easy reach for them. This will increase work rate
and promote efficiency in cashing out items.
Closet rod dividers are to be incorporated on stands and racks to promote work organization
and prohibit loss of merchandise. They are great investments because they are capable of
making finding, and hanging specific products much easier. Closet Rod dividers can be
purchased online from The Container Store.
Best Value Pallet Jack Thrust Jack Fork Lifters with a capacity of 5500 lbs, can be
purchased online from the company Global Industrial. At least one fork lifter is
mandatory in every Camili retail store. It is important to invest in a fork lifter
because it lifts static loads such as boxes, and eliminates stress on store receivers
to lift boxes and place them in storage.

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Extension arm grabbers arm grabbers can be purchased from Walmart, This product is
beneficial because it allows merchandise at high levels to become easy to reach and reduces
chances pulling muscles as reaching for products. It also increases productivity from hanging
and removing material at faster speeds.
Best Step Anti-fatigue mats can be purchased from Canadian tire. These product
will reduce fatigue by absorbing shock amongst employees and provides
cushioning for feet. This will allow employees to remain attentive, and enhance
their performance at work. These mats have dimensions of 1.22m 2.22m.
Garrison Compact fire extinguishers can be purchased from Canadian Tire. They are great
investments because they reduce strain on muscles and eliminate excessive force when they are
being utilized. It is more useful that these products small and compact products are to be hung
throughout the store keeping them in easy reach in the case of an emergency.
The Islice box cutter can be purchased online from the company Safety Knives and Cutters. This
machine allows precision in cutting and reduces excessive motion and force resulting a clean
slice in packaging.
Mouse trap Hand Gun tape dispensers eliminates the need of excess force when tightly
packaging boxes. In one swift motion employees can conceal boxes without repetitive and
extra motions and efficiently complete the task.
Behr Premium Coastal Mist Zero VOC semi-gloss paint (blue) can be purchased
from Home Depot. It can cover walls and maintain a comfortable and provide a
feeling of calmness and tranquility.
Behr Premium Plus Light Mulberry Eggshell (light purple) Enamel Exterior Paint
reflects the colours of the Camili logo and would also provide a calm mood, and
keep environments comfortable.
Bloom lamps will provide effective, colourful lighting that can be modified from
any Apple device. Effective lighting will provide better vision and contribute to an
allusion of space and stores. This will maintain a comfortable environment.

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FLOOR PLAN
Comfort Aire
Thru-The-
Wall AC ,
$1,152.37
8 Fiber Glass
Platform Ladder,
$1,469.00
15 ft Wire
Mold,
$464.93
Visible light barcode
scanner, $130.04 Stool , $45.15
Closet Rod Dividers,
$35.60
Fork lifter,
$267.75
Extension Arm
Grabber, $113.68
Anti Fatigue
Mats,
$711.66
Compact Fire
Extinguisher,
$81.33
Box cutter,
$257.50
Mouse Trap Hand
Gun, $96.28
Purple paint, $126.47
Blue paint, $94.78
Bloom Lamp,
$1,084.12
Total Budget For Redesigning Work Space

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CONCLUSION
In summary investing in an ergonomic update in Camili retail stores is not only beneficial, but is
crucial for the health the employees of this company, and the exponential success of Camili Incorporate.
Since Camili Incorporate is a company that manufactures highly technological merchandise, there is
extra precaution in handling these products, leading to higher levels of stress. This highly innovative
product is the essence of choice in fashion, out of fashion industry where prints and designs are given,
leading to ordinary and common fashion sense among people. The Camili product allows consumers to
become their own designer and not labeled by what prints and designs are currently existing in market.
Camili Incorporate is currently is a prosperous company with extreme potential. Its sales are
growing daily and the Camili is extremely popular in North America. It has gained positive reviews from
critics, and is extremely requested by citizens internationally to open stores in their area. This company
is financially secure and has profited enormous amounts in the past few years. International expansion
is in the near future for this company. However before expanding Camili Incorporate needs to ensure
that productivity levels are at maximum. Higher productivity levels will allow this company to experience
a financial boom in profit from stores internationally, it will cover the cost of expansion, with additional
grand amounts of revenues.
There is a variety of different positions in Camili department stores including manager, assistant
manager, key holders, sales associates, cashiers, and receivers. Each role requiring broad amounts of
tasks and duties. Every day work can become a profound burden and lead to high amounts of tension.
The effects of this job are both mental and physical among employees, leading to long-term
LEGEND
Cash register
Wire mold
Purple
painted rack
with closet
dividers
Stool
Bloom
lamp
Ladder
Fork
lifter
Tool
box
Mat
A.C
Fire
extinguisher
*Tool box contains box cutter, tape
dispenser, and arm grabber.

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consequences such as injuries and subliminal complications. There are currently many difficulties
workers experience in everyday tasks that require excessive motions, force, and being pressured to lift
static loads causing physical injuries. Not working at proper heights, and merchandise being difficult to
reach also causes abundant amounts of damage on the body. Employees are also affected mentally
from uncomfortable environments, fatigue, and mental stress.
By investing in the ergonomic solutions listed above, there is a guarantee that this company will
increase its productivity, which will increase its profit and earnings. There are also many benefits of
productivity for employees which include finishing work in shorter amounts of time and not postponing
tasks which adds burden on the store. There is increase in employee loyalty, and better interactions
among each other. Although in the grand scheme Camili Incorporate will benefit from productivity
immensely because higher productivity levels are linked to higher amounts of sales in retail stores
adding to profit. Higher profit also increases the possibility of slightly decreasing prices of merchandise,
broadening the average costumer income levels, therefore increasing Camili consumers. Increase in
profit from high productivity also allows Camili Incorporate to invest more on advertisement, increasing
Camili recognition. Lastly higher productivity allows provided resources not going to waste.
An ergonomic update is immensely favourable in leading to higher productivity, increasing Camili
Incorporates overall net worth and profit. By investing in ergonomic products and tools and applying
them in Camili stores, productivity levels will increase exponentially. Before Camili Incorporates
international expansion, it is mandatory to ensure that productivity standings are at their peak, which
will increase overall revenue over the cost of expansion, therefore carving the path to a financial boom.