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Unlikely Acquisition Has Insiders Scratching Their Heads
The announcement in September 2006 that Illinois Tool Works Inc. had made an offer to acquire all of Click Commerce's common stock made many market insiders

direct acquisition of components  management solutions for the direct-store-delivery of consumer packaged goods. Also, the 3M giant has since shared some best practices from manufacturing operations that are applicable to HighJump, so as to help drive further software innovation, including the recent in-house delivery of a labor management system (LMS). Like HighJump, Click Commerce is seemingly not one of the so-called roll-up acquisitions typically characterized by subsequent large cuts in product investment in order to rapidly

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