#### detailed sales report -- Total costs and Total profits

```When we run detailed sales report and group by product, it appears the cost
column displays the unit cost per item and the profit column displays the
profit per item, but not total costs (cost times quantity) and total profit
(profit times quantity).

For example, a row of data reads

qty sold      sold price      total sales         cost         profit
2                    2.5                5                 .59            1.91

If I sold 2 items which cost .59 each, that's \$1.18 of total cost against
\$5.00 of sales, leading to \$3.82 total profit.

Is there a report that will give me total costs and total profits? It seems
like this is the best way to analyze profitability. The unit cost and unit
profit and sum of unit costs and sum of unit profits don't tell me much.

```
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Ron1 (234)
8/20/2005 9:47:11 PM
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```Oh, I saw there was a similar posting on 8/15/05. It doesn't help me to know
profitability of categories or departments. I am looking to gain a sense of
profitability per product. If we sold all our products at the same price,
this wouldn't be a problem, but our pricing will vary based on promotions.

"Ron" wrote:

> When we run detailed sales report and group by product, it appears the cost
> column displays the unit cost per item and the profit column displays the
> profit per item, but not total costs (cost times quantity) and total profit
> (profit times quantity).
>
> For example, a row of data reads
>
> qty sold      sold price      total sales         cost         profit
> 2                    2.5                5                 .59            1.91
>
> If I sold 2 items which cost .59 each, that's \$1.18 of total cost against
> \$5.00 of sales, leading to \$3.82 total profit.
>
> Is there a report that will give me total costs and total profits? It seems
> like this is the best way to analyze profitability. The unit cost and unit
> profit and sum of unit costs and sum of unit profits don't tell me much.
>
>
```
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reng1 (20)
8/20/2005 10:12:20 PM
```Hi there,

Agreed that out of the box some of the reports wont help you in some cases.
Get a hold of your partner to see if they can help you alter or create soem
custom reports to refect what you need.

PS: GP% on the reports doesnt work too well either.

Ivan
"reng" <reng@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:FF0C643B-A03C-4494-86FB-ED81DED90870@microsoft.com...
> Oh, I saw there was a similar posting on 8/15/05. It doesn't help me to
> know
> profitability of categories or departments. I am looking to gain a sense
> of
> profitability per product. If we sold all our products at the same price,
> this wouldn't be a problem, but our pricing will vary based on promotions.
>
> "Ron" wrote:
>
>> When we run detailed sales report and group by product, it appears the
>> cost
>> column displays the unit cost per item and the profit column displays the
>> profit per item, but not total costs (cost times quantity) and total
>> profit
>> (profit times quantity).
>>
>> For example, a row of data reads
>>
>> qty sold      sold price      total sales         cost         profit
>> 2                    2.5                5                 .59
>> 1.91
>>
>> If I sold 2 items which cost .59 each, that's \$1.18 of total cost against
>> \$5.00 of sales, leading to \$3.82 total profit.
>>
>> Is there a report that will give me total costs and total profits? It
>> seems
>> like this is the best way to analyze profitability. The unit cost and
>> unit
>> profit and sum of unit costs and sum of unit profits don't tell me much.
>>
>>

```
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ibrebner (120)
8/21/2005 10:31:37 AM
```Look at the "top items" report under the top performers report category. It's
pretty minimal in terms of detail (just item code, description, qty sold,
total sales and total profit) but maybe it'll help.

Good luck!

"Ron" wrote:

> When we run detailed sales report and group by product, it appears the cost
> column displays the unit cost per item and the profit column displays the
> profit per item, but not total costs (cost times quantity) and total profit
> (profit times quantity).
>
> For example, a row of data reads
>
> qty sold      sold price      total sales         cost         profit
> 2                    2.5                5                 .59            1.91
>
> If I sold 2 items which cost .59 each, that's \$1.18 of total cost against
> \$5.00 of sales, leading to \$3.82 total profit.
>
> Is there a report that will give me total costs and total profits? It seems
> like this is the best way to analyze profitability. The unit cost and unit
> profit and sum of unit costs and sum of unit profits don't tell me much.
>
>
```
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Juli (38)
8/23/2005 1:51:01 AM

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