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Calculate the annual DPP per "linear foot" of shelf space for Store #5 as a whole.
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Direct Product Profit (DPP):
Direct product profit is defined as an accounting method for measuring the profitability of the product and the profitability of the shelf space.
By extracting the information:
img img img img img img Calculate the annual DPP per linear foot for store #5 as a whole:
Methodology:
The DPP approach is designed as follows:
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Here,
Sale is $15,600,000, space costs is $2,400,000, advertising promotion is $300,000, refrigeration freezer equipment is $1,000,000, dry product equipment is $1,000,000, inventory is $1,500,000, and the rate of capital charged is 15%.
Assumptions:
The warehouse and transportation cost are assumed to be zero as the amount is included in cost of goods sold but the allocation is not given.
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Calculation of capital charge for equipment:
Given:
img img img img Calculation of Capital charge for inventory:
Given:
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Calculate the annual DPP per "linear foot" for Bread for Store #5.
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Direct Product Profit (DPP):
Direct product profit is defined as an accounting method for measuring the profitability of the product and the profitability of the shelf space.
By extracting the information:
img img img img Dry product equipment $1,000,000
Inventory charged is ignored because the few days' supply on hand is offset by the 10 days' accounts payable float.
For bread SKU level gross margin, transportation, labor and warehouse costs are zero.
Calculate the annual DPP per linear foot for Bread for store #5:
Methodology:
The DPP approach is designed as follows:
img Substitute:
Here,
Sale is $15,600,000, space cost is $2,400,000, advertising promotion is $300,000, refrigeration freezer Equipment is $1,000,000, dry product equipment is $1,000,000, and the rate of capital charged is 15%.
img Working notes:
Calculation of capital charge for equipment:
Given:
img Dry product equipment $1,000,000
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Calculate the weekly profit impact to Flowers Bakery of the proposed change in delivery to Store #5.
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Calculate the weekly profit impact to Flowers Bakery of the proposed change in delivery to Store #5:
The profit is calculated through cost sales method, which compares cost to corresponding revenue. The profit is calculated as follows:
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Calculate the weekly profit impact to Store #5 of the proposal from Flowers.
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Calculate the annual DPP per "linear foot," after the switch in delivery mode by Flowers for each of the 12 bread SKUs ( day old is the 12 th SKU ).
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One key issue in profit per unit of shelf space is the efficiency of package design. A loaf of bread at 4" × 5" × 9.6" is not an efficient package size when shelves are 24" deep. Assume the bread loaf could be changed to 4" × 4" × 12" (same bread volume per loaf). Calculate the impact on annual Profit for Store #5. Make all your assumptions explicit.
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What managerial insights emerge from your answers to questions 1 through 6 regarding the Bread category in Store #5 What are your recommendations to the store manager
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