Category Archives: Inventory

COVID-19 Sales to Inventory Ratio Soars

Some of that stockpiled inventory might be with us for a while. Several clothing retailers are saying they may pack away a substantial share of inventory for later seasons, or even next year, the WSJ’s Jinjoo Lee reports, instead of … Continue reading

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A New Problem Is Brewing in the Beer Industry: One Million Kegs Are Going Stale – The Wall Street Journal.

The coronavirus pandemic stranded unused beer in stadiums, concert halls, restaurants and bars. Now brewers and distributors facing sizable losses have to figure out what to do with it all. By Saabira Chaudhuri Updated April 24, 2020 6:23 pm ET  Wall … Continue reading

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No More Inventory??? Read this carefully, integration is the key.

Forward Thinking The end of inventory? By Mark Solomon | March 26, 2013 Fewer goods are being stored in warehouses and distribution centers, and that doesn’t seem likely to change. Are we in permanent lean mode? Ever since the Great … Continue reading

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A CFO Understands OPS–and impacts the bottom line…

WSJ – March 13, 2013, 6:19 PM ET J.C. Penney CFO Slashed Inventory After Review Maxwell Murphy J.C. Penney Co. Chief Financial Officer Ken Hannah cut $575 million from the struggling department store’s inventory last year following a review he … Continue reading

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