Wholesale Sales Up, Inventories Decline

Ferris, Craig T.
April 2002
Bond Buyer;4/9/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31361, p2
Trade Publication
Reports on the decline of inventories in the U.S. Factors contributing to the decline; Products affected; Changes in the inventories-to-sale ratio.


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