High prices, fewer choices: Inventory of summer goods is OK, but supply chain troubles loom

High prices, fewer choices: Inventory of summer goods is OK, but supply chain troubles loom

This post was originally published on this siteRetail inventories are set for summer, but beyond that, new supply chain strains are clouding the inventory and inflation outlook for the second half.     

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Inflation in Russia hits 7-yr high, prices jump 10 percent in year-to-date

Inflation in Russia hits 7-yr high, prices jump 10 percent in year-to-date

This post was originally published on this site (Reuters) -Annual inflation in Russia accelerated to 16.70% as of April 1, its highest since March 2015 and up from 15.66% a week earlier, the economy ministry said on Wednesday, as the volatile rouble sent prices soaring amid unprecedented Western sanctions. Inflation...

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