inventory-to-sales ratio

inventory-to-sales ratio
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inventory-to-sales ratio UK US noun [C] ACCOUNTING, COMMERCE
a measure of the supply of goods that a company has compared to the amount it has sold during a particular period: »

The inventory-to-sales ratio at the end of May was 1.26.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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