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Carl Warren + 2 others
ISBN: 9781285743615
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Retail method

On the basis of the following data, estimate the cost of the merchandise inventory at June 30 by the retail method:

    Cost Retail
June 1 Merchandise inventory $ 165,000 $ 275,000
June 1–30 Purchases (net) 2,361,500 3,800,000
June 1–30 Sales   3,550,000

To determine

Retail method

This method of estimating cost of inventory requires cost and retail prices to be maintained for goods available for sale. The ending inventory cost is estimated by converting ending inventory at retail using ratio of cost to retail price.

To estimate: the cost of merchandise inventory at June 30.

Explanation

Firstly, the total merchandise available for sale at cost and retail prices is determined. Then ratio of cost to retail ratio is determined by dividing me...

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