Retail Accountability: Advanced Retail Profitability Analysis

Retail Accountability: Advanced Retail Profitability Analysis

by Steven Lindner, Barbara Ann Chernow
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563673142

ISBN-13: 9781563673146

Pub. Date: 01/15/2004

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Profitability determines the success of every retail business and manufacturer. As a fashion industry consultant and instructor of retail mathematics, Steven Lindner has developed a textbook that teaches students how to negotiate agreements and analyze each element presented in profitability reports. This upper-level textbook focuses on the basic components of the

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Overview

Profitability determines the success of every retail business and manufacturer. As a fashion industry consultant and instructor of retail mathematics, Steven Lindner has developed a textbook that teaches students how to negotiate agreements and analyze each element presented in profitability reports. This upper-level textbook focuses on the basic components of the buyer-vendor relationship, including negotiations and the creation and assessment of profitability reports. Students will also learn how to interpret standard financial documents such as profit-and-loss statements and balance sheets. In the competitive retail industry, these skills are essential.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563673146
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
01/15/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
597,436
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.83(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Buyer-Vendor Relationships-Types of Relationships-Deals: The Intricacies of Partnership-Vendor Analysis: Measuring Profitability-Retailers Report Card-Negotiation-Turn: The Life and Breath of Retail -Retail Versus Cost Method of MarkupAnalyzing Financial Documents-Profit-and-Loss Statements-Balance SheetsFinal Examinations-Exercises and ProjectsTEXT FEATURESNumerous practical examples within each chapterEnd-of-chapter practice exercises and research projectsInside Scoops with differing perspectives on significant retailing issuesSidebars that provide additional background materialAn entire chapter of exercises and projectsAnswers to odd-numbered exercises at the back of the bookAnswer Manual provides computations and solutions for all the exercises in the text

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