The Impact of Copper Prices on Sales and Inventory

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dc.contributor.advisorStull, Charles A.
dc.contributor.authorOldfather, Catherine
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-29T20:08:26Z
dc.date.available2012-05-29T20:08:26Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.descriptioniv, 23 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractCopper has a constant impact on sales and inventory, especially in the world of wire and cable. At Omni Cable, I was able to follow those changes and see how the company reacts to copper's volatility. Copper constantly fluctuates in price, as many commodities do. By tracking day-to-day fluctuations business can adjust their sales accordingly. It is impossible to predict the changes copper will have overtime because it is affected by a number of outside factors. Through observation and research it has become apparent that following the changing prices is essential to creating a business plan in the face of fluctuations. Implementing a copper reserve has proven to be a way to protect the company's assets in case of a decline in copper prices. Omni Cable Corporation is a good example of how their company works with the constant volatility of copper prices in the industry.en_US
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10920/26431
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Economics and Business.;
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dc.titleThe Impact of Copper Prices on Sales and Inventoryen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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