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stocktaking in Trade topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstocktakingstock‧tak‧ing /ˈstɒkˌteɪkɪŋ $ ˈstɑːk-/ noun [uncountable]  British EnglishBBT when a company or shop checks the quantities of materials and goods that it has a supply of syn inventory American English
Examples from the Corpus
stocktakingOne shop in the Isle of Man, which never did any stocktaking, unearthed the most wonderful collection of 1920s toys.Efficient stocktaking is a key element in controlling these prices and expenditure - and that's where the Psion Organiser comes in.During the minicab ride to Josie's place, Lucy did a little mental stocktaking.This stocktaking was painful, even unnecessary, I thought.