Some Retailers Are Learning to Love Bulked-Up Inventories

Some Retailers Are Learning To Love Bulked-Up Inventories - Medium

While many retailers are discounting, canceling orders and otherwise scrambling to get rid of a glut of goods filling their stores and warehouses, some are embracing their higher inventory levels. 

Merchants including

Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc.,

Lowe’s

Cos. and

Walmart Inc.

say the rising stocks signal a recovery from last year’s shortages driven by supply-chain disruptions and put them in a strong position to take advantage of consumer demand this holiday shopping period. 

“We’re really thrilled that we have in stock for Q4 inventory for the first time in a few years that’s going to be robust,”

Lauren Hobart,

chief executive officer of Dick’s, said on an earnings call Nov. 22.

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