TITLE

IS the overall emphasis by retailers to reduce inventories and SKUs healthy or unhealthy for business?

PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
SGB;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents views of various experts from the sporting goods industry on steps taken by retailers in the U.S. of cutting back inventories or trimming SKUs to weather the downturn. Bob Puccini, President of Mizuno USA, said al things in moderation is right. Marshall Merriam, Product Manager of Footwear at Eastern Mountain Sports, says consumer became very panicked and quite consuming by unprecedented percentages in the last 18 months.
ACCESSION #
44717437

 

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