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Inventory Buildups from First Half Could Limit Retailers’ Pre-Holiday Shipping

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West Coast port happenings may no longer be daily news, but retailers are still feeling the effects of the shipping slowdown owed to a labor dispute earlier this year that led to major pileups at America’s busiest gateways.

The big buildups led to higher inventories in the first half of the year, and with retailers still working to clear some of those goods, shipping in advance of the holidays could be limited.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.

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