TITLE

The Problem of Inventories

PUB. DATE
July 1962
SOURCE
Time;7/27/1962, Vol. 80 Issue 04, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how fluctuations in inventory buying have accentuated swings in the U.S. business cycle. Businessmen help create inflation by rapidly building up their inventories during recovery while during a recession, they contribute to unemployment. They build up their stocks more slowly as old motives for heavy inventory accumulation are missing. It is considered that when companies use computers to project sales, the average size of inventories should be cut.
ACCESSION #
54208927

 

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