Accounting for a Merchandising Business – Inventory

Discussion:

  • What is a merchandising business?
  • How is it different from a service business?

Discussion:

  • Wholesaler vs. Retailer
    What is inventory?
  • Why is it so critical?

Discussion: Two Aspects – BS (Current Asset) and IS (COGS)
Periodic vs. Perpetual inventory systems – The Inventory Cycle
What is COGS? – calculation and using the equation

Additional Review and Practice:

  1. Read 396-401, 404-406
  2. Complete Exercise 2-5 Page 402
  3. Questions 1-17 Page 401