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# TXMI 3240 Exam #1 Study Guide TXMI 3240

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Retail Planning and Buying Study Guide 1. What would the selling cost percent be for a person who earned $350 during a week when net sales were $4,000? 2. Calculate the selling cost percent for a person who worked 40 hours at a wage of $17.50 an hour and had net sales of $5,374. 3. What was the selling cost p ercent for a person earning $95.70 whose gross sales were $2,383 and customer returns were $53.37 ? If a department needs to operate with a minumum selling cost of 7.8%, how much would a salesperson need to sell to have earnings of $95? A salesperson who worked 35 hours per week received a wage of $9.64 per hour. If she sold $4,938, what was her selling cost percent? A store currently pays all employees $7.45 per hour. For the week, the store has scheduled 87 hours of sales help. If the store desires to maintain the same selling cost percent when minimum wage goes to $9.20, how many hours of sales assistance can be allowed and still maintain the same selling cost? What is the markup percent on a jacke t that costs $78.00 and retails for $143? A dress retails for $123.00 and costs $64 .00. What is the markup %? If the cost complement % is 43.00, what is the markup %? If a coat costs $243.00 and must have a 37% markup what will the retail price be? Calculate the retail price of a sofa table that costs the store $375.50 and has a 48% markup. Determine the cost of a dress that retails for $153.00 and has a 43.00% markup. Calculate the cost of a pants suit that retails for $88.25 and has a markup of 59%. A buyer for a children’s department needs $17,000 worth of merchandise at retail for the mon th. She has already purchased 240 dresses that cost $34.00 each and will retail for $47 .00 each. What markup percent must she obtain on the remaining purchases in order to average a 43% markup for the month? Total Needs Purchases Balances Retail $17,000 240 at $47 Cost 240 at $34 Markup % 43% A buyer for a children’s department needs $13,500 worth of merchandise at retail for the mont h. She has already purchased 158 dresses that cost $25.00 each and will retail for $49.00 each. What markup percent must she obtain on the remaining pu rchases in order to average a 51% markup for the month? Total Needs Purchases Balances Retail $13,500 158 at $49 Cost 158 at $25 Markup % 51% A buyer plans to purchase 575 pairs of slacks for an Anniversary sale to retail for $86.00 each. He has already placed an order for 210 pairs at $23.00 each (cost). What is the most he can pay for each remaining pair of slacks if he is to achieve the department’s markup goal of 54%? Total Needs Purchases Balances Retail 575 at $86 Cost 210 at $23 Markup % 54% A buyer plans to purchase 462 handbags for a Christmas sale to retail for $48.00 each. She has already placed an order for 230 at $21.00 each (cost). What is the most she can pay for each remaining handbag if she is to achieve the department’s markup goal of 51%? Total Needs Purchases Balances Retail 462 at $48 Cost 230 at $21 Markup % 49% A buyer for sportswear needs $12,975 (retail) worth of merchandise. He has purchased 250 skirts which cost $15 each and will retail for $37 each. What markup percent should the buyer obtain on the remaining purchases in order to average a 42% markup? The following figures have been planned for a department. Calculate the initial markup percent that should be used in order to arrive at the planned figures: Shortages 3.0% Employee discounts 1.0% Markdowns 2.6% Expenses 25.0% Profit 11.0% Alteration costs 1.9% Cash discounts 0.4% The shoe department showed an opening inventory of $65,700 at retail with a markup of 36%. During the month, purchases we re received in the amount of $25,000 at cost that were marked up 47%. Find the cumulative markup percent for the department.

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