Month: May 2013

The Reshaping of Retail in the Internet Age and its Impact on Inventory Liquidation

This Wall St. Journal blog post of April 29, 2013, applies an interesting analogy to today’s brick-and-mortar stores in the age of internet shopping. Looking back at the introduction of the motor vehicle in the early twentieth century, author Tom Gara says that the “horseless carriage” did not kill off horse-drawn carriages, it only made …

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Posted in: Liquidation

Excess inventory buildup analysis in cell phone market

Sameer Singh of the Tech-Thoughts blog wrote this interesting analysis of an excess inventory build-up of Windows phones over the past couple quarters. According to the data presented, shipments by carriers of mobile devices to retailers has outstripped sales to end consumers recently. This is resulting in a buildup of inventory in the channel that …

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Posted in: Liquidation