Stockout

Running out of inventory. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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stockout stock‧out [ˈstɒkaʊt ǁ ˈstɑːk-] noun [countable] especially AmE COMMERCE
the situation of not having particular goods in stock, because they have all been used or sold:

• When stockouts of Christmas trees occurred, the company brought in new supplies, only to be left with a surplus after Christmas.

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stockout UK US /ˈstɒkaʊt/ noun [C] US COMMERCE
a situation in which particular goods are no longer available for sale: »

When outsourcing led to stockouts, the company was forced to bring its logistics function back in-house.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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