Question

Andrew Gutierrez is evaluating a business opportunity to sell grooming kits at dog shows. Andrew can buy the grooming kits at a wholesale cost of $ 33 per set. He plans to sell the grooming kits for $ 73 per set. He estimates fixed costs such as travel costs, booth rental cost, and lodging to be $ 720 per dog show.

Requirements
1. Determine the number of grooming kits Andrew must sell per show to breakeven.
2. Assume Andrew wants to earn a profit of $ 1,080 per show.
a. Determine the sales volume in units necessary to earn the desired profit.
b. Determine the sales volume in dollars necessary to earn the desired profit.
c. Using the contribution margin format, prepare an income statement ( condensed version) to confirm your answers to parts a and b.
3. Determine the margin of safety between the sales volume at the breakeven point and the sales volume required to earn the desired profit. Determine the margin of safety in both sales dollars, units, and as a percentage.



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