Sleepeze Company produces a variety of pillows for catalog sales

Sleepeze Company produces a variety of pillows for catalog sales. Two popular types are the standard pillow and the neck roll. The standard pillow sells for $4, and the neck roll sells for $3. Projected sales of the two types of pillows for the coming four quarters are as follows:


Sleepeze Company produces a variety of pillows for catalog sales


The president of the company believes that the projected sales are realistic and can be achieved by the company. In the factory, the production supervisor has received the projected sales figures and gathered information needed to compile production budgets. He found that 300 standard pillows and 170 neck rolls were in inventory on January 1. Company policy dictates that ending inventory should equal 20 percent of the next quarter's sales for standard pillows and 10 percent of next quarter's sales for neck rolls.

Required:
1. Prepare a sales budget for each quarter and for the year in total. Show sales by product and in total for each time period.
2. What factors might Sleepeze Company have considered in preparing the sales budget?
3. Prepare a separate production budget for each product for each of the first three quarters of theyear.

Ending Inventory
The ending inventory is the amount of inventory that a business is required to present on its balance sheet. It can be calculated using the ending inventory formula                Ending Inventory Formula =...

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