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Rising Inventories at Macy’s and Other Major Stores Fuel Holiday Profit Worries

When it’s deliver-or-die, supply chains become the lifeblood of a company. To that end, the fashion industry has embraced technology to navigate today’s hyper-complicated supply chain, with myriad solutions shaping the first, middle and last mile. Call it Sourcing 2.0.

Is Macy’s choking on merchandise?

The department store retailer’s inventory levels have grown at an alarming rate in the most recent two fiscal quarters, increasing by 2.7% and 3.8%, respectively, while total sales in those periods fell by 0.7% and 2.6%.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.