Note: While the data are not from the same year, inferences can be drawn regarding inventory management of the two companies.
write a 1,050-word comparative analysis using the financial statements of Amazon.com, Inc. presented in Appendix D, and the financial statements for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., presented in Appendix E, including the following:
- Compute the 2014 values for Amazon.com and the 2015 values for Wal-Mart based on the information in the financial statements:
- Inventory turnover (Use cost of sales and inventories)
- Days of inventory
- Conclusions concerning the management of the inventory can you draw from this data.
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