April gross sales (GS)
April customer returns and allowances % (CRA%)
April markup % (MU%)
Operating expenses remain the same.
This week, perform the following activities.
- Complete the skeletal P&L statement for the spring quarter.
- Which month on the spring skeletal P&L statement attained the highest MU%? Why?
- Compare CRA% for June vs. April. Explain the cause of difference between the two values.
- What would you suggest to Julie and Tracy for the summer quarter, to correct the situation seen in the spring skeletal P&L statement? Calculate and present data to support your suggestion assuming a 5.5% decrease in operating expenses and an 8.6% increase in net sales.