Best Buy is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, including

Best Buy is a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, including personal computers, entertainment software, and appliances. Best Buy operates retail stores in addition to the Best Buy, Media Play, On Cue, and Magnolia Hi-Fi Web sites. For two recent years, Best Buy reported the following (in millions):
____________________________________Year 2 __________Year 1
Sales .............................................. $50,705 ............. $49,747
Accounts receivable at end of year ............. 2,288 ................ 2,348
Assume that the accounts receivable (in millions) were $2,020 at the beginning of fiscal Year 1.
1. Compute the accounts receivable turnover for Year 2 and Year 1. Round to one decimal place.
2. Compute the days' sales in receivables at the end of Year 2 and Year 1. Use 365 days and round to one decimal place.
3. What conclusions can be drawn from (1) and (2) regarding Best Buy's efficiency in collecting receivables?
4. What assumption did we make about sales for the Best Buy ratio computations that might distort the ratios and therefore cause the ratios not to be comparable for Year 2 and Year 1?
Accounts Receivable
Accounts receivables are debts owed to your company, usually from sales on credit. Accounts receivable is business asset, the sum of the money owed to you by customers who haven’t paid.The standard procedure in business-to-business sales is that...

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