Presentation on theme: "Process the sale to complete the exchange."— Presentation transcript:
1 Process the sale to complete the exchange. Marketing Indicator 2.11Process the sale to complete the exchange.
2 Types of charges and discounts associated with purchases. Credit card fee (percent of sales based on a sliding scale)Travel and entertainment cards is slightly higher than bank cards1.79% (MC/Visa) % (Am Ex)Debit card fee (flat fee no matter how much purchase is)Purchase Discount – set amount of money that a business saves on a specific order if the payment is made within a certain period of time.Ex: A purchaser brought a $100 item, with a purchase discount term 3/10, net 30. If he pays within 10 days, he will only need to pay $97. If not, the amount needs to be fully paid within 30 days.Bulk discounts – purchasing a large quantity and getting a discount on the price
3 Tax Table Sales Tax and Example Your store ships products worldwide from one fulfillment center.You must collect a 15% sales tax on orders shipped to geographical zone A and a 7% sales tax on orders shipped to geographical zone B. You do not need to collect sales tax for orders shipped to other regions in the world. The following tables summarize the taxes that must be collected:Sales Tax RatesGeographical ZoneTax RateA15%B7%Rest of World0%
4 Shipping/Delivery Table Shipping Charges and Example You must also charge shipping for orders shipped to geographical zone A and geographical zone B. For shipments to addresses in geographical zone A, shipping charges are $15, while shipping charges are $10 for shipments to addresses in geographical zone B. The rest of the world is subject to $25 shipping charges.Shipping RatesGeographical ZoneShipping RateA$15B$10Rest of World$25
5 How do charges and discounts affect the price of purchases? Can increase the cost of items, overall, to cover credit card charges and frequent discountsRetailers want to make money, so they pass the charges/loss of revenue because of discount down to the customer
6 How does technology speed up calculations of charges and discounts? Don’t have to figure “in your head” or by hand calculations of charges and/or discountsCash register/POS (point of sale) terminal/Register does it for you, so you don’t have to make changeEx: $6.65 sale. You are given a $10 bill. How will you make change?Lessens the time taken to double check figures.
7 What is the impact of incorrectly calculating charges/discounts? Drawer/register doesn’t balanceCosts the retailer moneyMay cost the retailer a customerEx: Overcharging the customerEx: Customer loses confidence in store, as the transaction wasn’t correctTakes time to redo the sale/void out the previous transactionBooks/accounting don’t reconcile