Will ordering less inventory help department stores this holiday season?

Aaron Schrank Nov 9, 2017
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Will ordering less inventory help department stores this holiday season?

Aaron Schrank Nov 9, 2017
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The holiday season is approaching, and there are reports that department stores, including Kohl’s, Macy’s and Nordstrom are ordering less inventory. After a year of declining sales and foot traffic, these retailers don’t want piles of unsold stock eating into their profits. But are they risking empty shelves and disappointed shoppers?

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