Retailing

Recipients of the Retailing credential have demonstrated concept proficiency and completed  the following tasks:

Activity 1 – Ordering Merchandise
(a) Recorded name of store, address & date on purchase order form.
(b) Recorded name and address of supplier in appropriate place.
(c) Recorded purchase order number, ship via, terms and ship to information in appropriate spaces.
(d) Recorded for five food items the description of food, stock number, amount of each food, price of each and total price.
(e) Figured subtotal, determined shipping and recorded total on form.

Activity 2 – Pricing
(a) Figured retail price of items purchased in Activity One and entered on purchase order form.
(b) Entered correct price in price gun and practiced marking price correctly on paper.
(c) Put plastic fastener and label in price tagging gun and correctly secured fastener and label thru fabric.
(d) Used stamper/price marker to practice stamping price on paper.
(e) Determined which label to use on each item. Checked with teacher before attaching label.
(f) Attached correct type of label to each item and marked with price using either stamper or price guns, applying the 4 rules for labeling.
(g) Showed work to teacher then removed labels.

Activity 3 – Display of Merchandise
(a) Determined items for sale and sale price.
(b) Designed advertisement for newspaper or online website.
(c) Designed sign about sale, food, and price on a piece of poster board. Sign should be neat and easy to read.
(d) Arranged boxes on the table in an attractive display.

Activity 4 – Customer Service
(a) Greeted customer and asked how he or she could help customer.
(b) Showed customer pie display and informed customer of products available.
(c) Informed customer of prices and helped customer determine purchases while staying in budget.
(d) Made sale and thanked customer.

Activity 5 – Cash Register
(a) Placed $103.75 into cash drawer in appropriate slots.
Envelope A
(b) Recorded items and prices on a sales slip. Total purchase should equal $5.41.
(c) Computed correct change from $10 ($4.59) and gave customer change.
Envelope E
(d) Manipulated credit card thru scanner in correct position.
(e) Recorded date, customer name, address, merchandise description, quantity, prices,
sub-total, sales tax, and total on credit card sales slip.
(f) Asked customer to sign name on sales slip.
(g) Handed customer the customer copy of the credit card sales slip.
Envelope B
(h) Asked customer if transaction is cash or charge.
(i) Recorded items and prices on a cash sales slip. Total purchase equals $21.78.
(j) Computed correct sales tax and recorded on the sales slip.
(k) Computed correct change and counted it to customer.
Envelope C
(l) Asked customer if transaction is cash or charge.
(m) Manipulated credit card thru scanner in correct position.
(n) Recorded date, customer name, address, merchandise description, quantity, prices, sub-total, sales tax, and total on credit card sales slip.
(o) Asked customer to sign name on sales slip.
(p) Handed customer the customer copy of the credit card sales slip.
Envelope D
(q) Asked customer if transaction is cash or charge.
(r) Recorded items and prices on cash sales slip. Total purchase equals $10.93.
(s) Computed correct sales tax and recorded on sales slip with total amount.
(t) Computed correct change and counted it to customer.
(u) Added up day’s total sales using cash sales slips.
(v) Counted money in cash drawer (equaled total of day’s sale + $103.75).
(w) Returned money to correct envelopes.

Activity 6 – Inventory
(a) Listed sales for week beside each food item on the Inventory Sheet.
(b) Determined Quantity On-Hand.
(c) Determined Order Quantity based on re-order point and other information.
(d) Explained reasoning for re-order quantities.

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