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The Fashion Shoe Company operates a chain of women’s shoe shops around the country. The shops carry many styles of shoes that are all sold at the same price. Sales personnel in the shops are paid a substantial commission on each pair of shoes sold (in addition to a small basic salary) in order to encourage them to be aggressive in their sales efforts.
The following worksheet contains cost and revenue data for Shop 48 and is typical of the company’s many outlets: