Inventory-to-Sales Numbers: What’s Happening?

With today’s retail sales reports comes updated charts on inventory-to-sales ratios. Let’s take a look.

by Mish

Total Retailers Inventory-to-Sales

Wholesalers Business Inventory-to-Sales

Manufacturers Inventory-to-Sales

Inventory Management

In regards to inventory management, neither wholesalers, nor retailers, nor manufacturers seem prepared for a downturn.

Wholesalers appear to be in the worst shape.

Mike “Mish” Shedlock