Inefficient Inventory management, accounting homework help

Inefficient Inventory management can also strike a mortal blow to a company’s cash flow and its existence.  If the dollars invested into Inventory are not converted into sales revenue, it’s like throwing money away.

Does anyone use a periodic system??

And finally, has anyone worked at an organization where “Just in Time” Inventory management programs were implemented??  Or does anyone work for a company where POS(point of service) inventory systems update inventory in real time?? 

The following is an example of a financial statement that will satisfy this week’s requirement:

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