What wholesale inventory says about goods in our economy

May 30, 2024
Wholesalers supply both retailers and manufacturers.
When wholesale inventories run low, they can suggest robust retail sales.
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Wholesale inflation peaked at an annual rate of 11.5% back in March. It’s fallen seven of the last eight months and is now below 8%.
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Wholesaler inventory indicates where consumers stand

Jun 8, 2022
There are hints that demand is softening.
Big retailers are experiencing a surplus of inventory, which is reflective of consumers' changing habits.

The question the retail world is asking right now: Sell cheap or hold?

Feb 22, 2022
Rising inflation will change the calculus for some apparel wholesalers.
Inflation may allow wholesalers to turn a profit on older goods that would ordinarily be sold at a discount.
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The future of agriculture may rest with the American consumer

Apr 10, 2020
Many farmers are facing reduced demand for their products as well as falling prices.
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Is Amazon finally poised for a complete retail takeover?

Oct 27, 2017
Spencer Soper of Bloomberg thinks the online store's future lies in the business marketplace.