destock Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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destockverb [I or T]

uk   us   /ˌdiːˈstɒk/
COMMERCE to ​reduce the ​amount of stock (= ​goodskeptavailable to ​sell), or the ​amount of ​materials for making new ​products: Retailers will be destocking previous ​versions of the ​product in the months before the new ​version is ​launched.
noun [U]
Cosmetic ​companies are ​claiming that destocking by ​retailers is to blame for their ​poorfinancialresults.
(Definition of destock from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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