Remmers Company manufactures desks. Most of the company’s desks are standard models and are sold on the basis of catalog prices. At December 31, 2017, the following finished desks (10 desks in each category) appear in the company’s inventory. Finished Desks A B C D 2017 catalog selling price $45 $48 $90 $105 FIFO cost per inventory list 12/31/17 47 45 83 96 Estimated cost to complete and sell 5 11 26 20 2018 catalog selling price 50 54 90 120 The 2017 catalog was in effect through November 2017, and the 2018 catalog is effective as of December 1; catalog prices are net of the usual discounts.
The inventory value per LCNRV is $2,260.
Net realizable value is calculated as follows:
Less: Cost to complete and sell
Net realizable value per unit (NRV)
Inventory value per LCNRV is calculated as follows:
LCNRV (Per Unit)
Thus, inventory value equals $2,260.
A fire destroys all of the merchandise of Assante Company on February 10, 2017. Presented below is information compiled up to the date of the fire. Inventory, January 1, 2017 $ 400,000 Sales revenue to February 10, 2017 1,950,000 Purchases to February 10, 2017 1,140,000 Freight-in to February 10, 2017 60,000 Rate of gross profit on selling price 40% What is the approximate inventory on February 10, 2017?
In its 2015 annual report, Gap Inc. reported inventory of $1,889 million on January 31, 2015, and $1,928 million on February 1, 2014, cost of goods sold of $10,146 million for 2015, and net sales of $16,435 million. Compute Gap’s inventory turnover and the average days to sell inventory for the fiscal year 2015
GROUPWORK (Retail, LIFO Retail, and Inventory Shortage) Late in 2014, Joan Seceda and four other investors took the chain of Becker Department Stores private, and the company has just completed its third year of operations under the ownership of the investment group. Andrea Selig, controller of Becker Department Stores, is in the process of preparing the year-end financial statements. Based on the preliminary financial statements, Seceda has expressed concern over inventory shortages, and she has asked Selig to determine whether an abnormal amount of theft and breakage has occurred. The accounting records of Becker Department Stores contain the following amounts on November 30, 2017, the end of the fiscal year. Cost Retail Beginning inventory $ 68,000 $100,000 Purchases 255,000 400,000 Net markups 50,000 Net markdowns 110,000 Sales revenue 320,000 According to the November 30, 2017, physical inventory, the actual inventory at retail is $115,000. Instructions (a) Describe the circumstances under which the retail inventory method would be applied and the advantages of using the retail inventory method. (b) Assuming that prices have been stable, calculate the value, at cost, of Becker Department Stores’ ending inventory using the last-in, first-out (LIFO) retail method. Be sure to furnish supporting calculations. Problems 487 488 Chapter 9 Inventories: Additional Valuation Issues (c) Estimate the amount of shortage, at retail, that has occurred at Becker Department Stores during the year ended November 30, 2017. (d) Complications in the retail method can be caused by such items as (1) freight-in costs, (2) purchase returns and allowances, (3) sales returns and allowances, and (4) employee discounts. Explain how each of these four special items is handled in the retail inventory method.
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