Wow, here's a messed up Value Stream.
Book publishers end up taking back and destroying (or heavily discounting) 34% of all books sent to chains like Barnes and Noble because of poor forecasting or overly-optimistic forecasting. Publishers would argue that they have a limited “initial release” window that makes or breaks a book.
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