Retail Inventory Method the records for the Clothing Department


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Retail Inventory Method the records for the Clothing Department of Sharapova’s Discount Store are summarized below for the month of January. Inventory, January 1: at retail $25,000; at cost $17,000 Purchases in January: at retail $137,000; at cost $82,500 Freight-in: $7,000 Purchase returns: at retail $3,000; at cost $2,300 Transfers in from suburban branch: at retail $13,000; at cost $9,200 Net markups: $8,000 Net markdowns: $4,000 Inventory losses due to normal breakage, etc.: at retail $400 Sales at retail: $95,000 Sales returns: $2,400 (a) Compute the inventory for this department as of January 31, at retail prices. (b) Compute the ending inventory using lower-of-average-cost-or-market.

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