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The Hackett Group periodically analyzes the working capital performance of the 1,000 largest U.S.-based public companies operating outside the financial services sector. This fall, the firm issued a "2022 Midyear Update" based on data from Q2/2022 and year-over-year comparisons with Q2/2021. It reveals that days payables outstanding (DPO) fell by 1.1 percent year-over-year and 5.5 percent compared with Q1/2022.

Treasury & Risk sat down with Istvan Bodo, a director at The Hackett Group and co-author of the report, to explore some of its key findings.

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