inventory inventory  /ˌɪn vən ˈtɔ ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a detailed list of all the items in stock
  2. (n) the merchandise that a shop has on hand
  3. (n) (accounting) the value of a firm's current assets including raw materials and work in progress and finished goods
  4. (n) a collection of resources
  5. (n) making an itemized list of merchandise or supplies on hand
  6. (v) make or include in an itemized record or report

Usage(s):

  1. Consider how quickly that excess inventory has been burned off: as recently as this past January, there was a 12.
  2. JPMorgan's Christopher Horvers reported flush inventory and 10% off everything from TVs to notebook computers.
  3. Here a consumer electronics distributor unloads excess inventory of a single item each day at a steep discount.

News

  1. Burlington Medical Supplies Implements Inventory Management System

    Inventory control system for healthcare providers that simplifies management of radiation protection garments now used nationwide NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Burlington Medical Supplies (BMS) and its partner, ODIN, have announced the full implementation of the Burlington Apron Inventory Management System (BAIMS). The radio frequency identification (RFID) system was first launched six months ago and is ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  2. HomeZada Provides Home Inventory Software for Insurance Market

    HomeZada Professional is now available for the insurance industry as an online home inventory solution to go along with the homeowner policy. It allows the insurance market to replace the paper and PDF forms commonly recommended for a home inventory with a smart and online digital version for the homeowner.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Despite Low Inventory, Surterre Properties® Closes $1 Billion in Home Sales Year To Date

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a real estate market that has been defined by record low inventory, residential real estate firm Surterre Properties ® pulled off an incredible feat, ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "We believe that if the housing sector begins to stabilize, and if some of the inventory corrections that are still going on in manufacturing begin to be completed, that there is a reasonable possibility that we'll see some strengthening in the...
    on Feb 28, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "Our focus on managing inventory this quarter was very positive. During the Christmas and holiday season, our price leadership position will benefit both our customers and the Company," Scott added. "We have set the stage for a successful...
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Lee Scott Source: CNNMoney.com

  3. "There's been some discussion about that," Goodell said. "That's been one of the appealing features of converting preseason games into regular-season games is it gives you more inventory, more games that you can take to neutral sites, either...
    on Mar 26, 2009 By: Roger Goodell Source: International Herald Tribune

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