Toys “R” Us is the biggest toy store chain in the United States, with significant operations outside the United States as well. The following quarterly financial data were taken from the 2004 annual report of Toys “R” Us.

1. Does Toys “R” Us have any seasonal pattern in its sales?
2. Compute gross profit (or margin) percentage (Gross margin/Sales) for each quarter for fiscal years 2003 and 2004. Is the gross profit percentage in the fourth quarter substantially different from other quarters?
3. Assume that first-quarter sales for fiscal 2005 are $2,300 million. What is your prediction of fourth-quartersales?

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