Computer Village sells computer equipment and home office furniture. Currently the furniture product line takes up approximately 50 percent of the company’s retail floor space. The president of Computer Village is trying to decide whether the company should continue offering furniture or concentrate on computer equipment. Below is a product line income statement for the company. If furniture is dropped salaries and other direct fixed costs can be avoided. In addition, sales of computer equipment can increase by 13 percent without affecting direct fixed costs. Allocated fixed costs are assigned based on relative sales.

Determine whether Computer Village should discontinue the furniture line and the financial benefit (cost) of droppingit.

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