accounting discussion 5

1.Shrinkage is a major factor for retail operations, and has a huge negative impact on profits. Discuss the various types of shrinkage, and methods of trying to reduce and prevent them. Use an actual company example to illustrate your point.

2.Why is inventory management so important? What are some possible repercussions of mis-managing inventory? Provide an example of a company that did a poor job of managing it’s inventory and paid a steep price for doing so.