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
Complete Exercise 1 and 2 together

Additional Review and Practice:

Read 396-401

Questions 1-17

Exercises 2-5

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