Definition of destock in English:

destock

Line breaks: de|stock
Pronunciation: /diːˈstɒk
 
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verb

[no object] British
(Of a retailer) reduce the quantity of stock held: (as noun destocking) a period of destocking is possible as firms respond to lower demand
More example sentences
  • Given the state of the telecoms equipment market, it's no surprise to hear that this area was hit by a drop-off in spending and customer destocking.
  • Inventory adjustment, or destocking, has also been having a major negative effect.
  • Because of the debacle the plaintiff was also compelled to destock and restock twice within a period of a few years, which the court was told was a major financial disaster for any pig farmer.

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