Word forms: (present) destocks, (past) destocked, (perfect) destocked, (progressive) destocking
verb (transitive) (intransitive)
(Retail: Merchandising) To destock is to reduce the amount of stock held or to stop holding stock certain products.
⇒ Active destocking refers to an active decision to reduce the inventory to sales ratio of a company. ⇒ Retailers reduced their inventories as consumers tightened their belts and the manufacturing
sector responded by destocking; in other words, they have reduced their output. ⇒ To destock is to reduce the amount of stock held or to stop holding stock certain products.
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