The Great Logistics Crunch
The chaos has laid bare the need to stop looking at foreign supply chains as just a way to save on costs.
U.S. Home Sales Slide Again Amid Low Supply
"Lack of inventory continues to be the overwhelming factor holding back home sales," the National Association of Realtors says.
Working Capital Scorecard: Inventories, Receivables Need Attention
In the post-COVID economy, CFOs will be focusing on buying patterns, distribution channels, and payment terms.
Scorecard: Safeguarding Working Capital
A disrupted economy will make it harder to manage receivables, payables, and inventory with efficiency.
Macy’s Shares Fall 13% on Big Earnings Miss
Same-store sales improved in the second quarter but profit was hit by heavy markdowns to clear unsold merchandise.
Ex-Salix CFO Fined $1M for Misstating Inventory
The SEC says Adam Derbyshire failed to disclose high wholesaler inventory levels of Salix's drugs resulting from its practice of overselling demand.
Where Home Sales Go From Here Is Anyone’s Guess
Higher borrowing costs are starting to offset the effects of a strong economy, but house prices are still rising.
Kohl’s Beats Estimates With 3.1% Sales Gain
The retailer benefited in Q2 from the closures of rival department stores and its efforts to downsize its own locations.
J.C. Penney Reports Sizable Net Loss, Slashes Guidance
J.C. Penney has moved from "buying to store capacity" to "buying and chasing" into demonstrated sales trends, says CFO Jeffrey Davis.
U.S. GDP Revised Down to 2.2%
A weaker inventory buildup than first estimated could bode well for second-quarter gross domestic product numbers.
GM Loses $4.9B in Q4 But Beats Estimates
The automaker's operating results were "very strong, and actually great" in the quarter and for the full year, CFO Chuck Stevens says.