1st Edition

Numbers by the Book A Financial Guide for the Cultural Commerce & Specialty Retail Manager

Edited By Museum Store Association Copyright 2010

    Numbers by the Book is a step by step guide to the financial side of planning, opening and operating a successful museum retail operation. This 96 page gem is lavishly illustrated with tables and charts to guide you through the process of creating budgets, choosing a POS system, purchasing, and measuring success. Includes 14 worksheets and forms to launch your museum store towards profit!

    Introduction: MSAs Knowledge Standard for Financial Management Chapter 1: Budgets and Cash Flow Chapter 2: Establishing Accounting Procedures and Maintaining Accurate Records Chapter 3: Unrelated Business Income tax Chapter 4: Creating a Merchandise Buying Plan and Pricing Strategy Chapter 5: Inventory Control and Open-to-Buy Chapter 6: Measuring Store Performance Chapter 7: Point of Sale System Chapter 8: Internal Controls ... Appendix A: Glossary of Financial Formulas Appendix B: retail Business Terminology Appendix C: Additional Resources Organized by Chapter


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