Super Sales Company is the exclusive distributor for a revolutionary bookbag. The product sells for $60 per unit and has a CM ratio of 40%. The company's fixedexpenses are $360,000 per year. The company plans to sell 17,000 bookbags this year.
1. What are the variable expenses per unit? 2. Using the equation method: a. What is the break-even point in units and in sales dollars? b. What sales level in units and in sales dollars is required to earn an annual profit of $90,000? c. Assume that through negotiation with the manufacturer the Super Sales Company is able to reduce its variable expenses by $3 per unit. What is the company's newbreak-even point in units and in sales dollars? 3. Repeat (2) above using the formula method.