Last month we discussed the challenges that global companies are seeing in managing their cost bases in the face of input cost inflation.
These and other worries have hit equity markets, with stocks declining in part due to diminished expectations of profitability.
US retailers have been a particular focus, with the share prices of Target and Walmart falling sharply as they reported weaker than expected margins.
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