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Take the guesswork out of developing your shop’s annual plan. The Twelve-Month Action Plan is a 50-page guide that will keep you and your shop running on schedule. Sample page
We purchased your 12-Month Action Plan. It has helped us tremendously to “stay on top” of things and to plan special events for the year. Thanks, Cindy!
It is crucial for hospital gift shops to take an annual physical inventory at the end of each fiscal year, preferably on the last day of the shop’s fiscal year. Taking inventory is one of the most important “accounting” activities a shop can perform.
Use this step-by-step guide for conducting your shop’s annual physical inventory. The guide includes:
How does your shop measure up? How is your shop really doing in terms of profitability? Are you doing as well as other shops of comparative size?
Cindy leads you through steps to determine your shop’s profitability and look at how it compares to other shops across the country.
Calculate profitability using either annual gross sales per square foot or net profit percent of gross sales (net profit margin).
Benchmarking your shop against others helps you set – and reach – higher goals.
Includes additional calculations for:
Employee Payroll Deductions increase a hospital employee’s buying power.
This detailed implementation guide walks you through the steps for requesting, selecting, and implementing an employee payroll deduction system.
The guide includes:
We surveyed hospital gift shop managers throughout the United States. Over 150 managers responded to 53 questions on everything from salary to management oversight, gross sales, operations, financial software, shop hours, inventory, displays, fundraisers, shop size, market attendance, POS systems, mark-ups, volunteers and more. Sample questions include: