Retail Financials

Retail financials e-learning
Retail balance sheet example
Retail current assets
Retail financials e-learningRetail balance sheet exampleRetail current assets
Price: $68.00

Product type: E-Learning course

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This course explores the main financial statements used by retail organizations and how retailers make their money.

Product: EL61

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Retail Financials — Learn the Main Financial Statements in Retail

This course explores the main financial statements used by retail organizations and how retailers make their money.

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Who Is It Suitable For?

This program is designed for:

  • People who sell or market to retailers, especially IT suppliers.
  • It will also benefit consumer goods manufacturers who sell directly to retailers and those who are involved in manufacturer Direct to consumer (DTC) operations.
  • Those who market to retailers to get their content specified in retail products.
  • And is also valuable as part of induction training for retail management trainees and for retail IT teams and others, such as Finance, HR and Supply Chain, who need to understand the retail business more fully.


Detailed Content

The detailed content includes:

  • Retail profit model:
    • Retail profit and loss account
    • Average retail profit before tax
    • Retail profit model
    • Operating expenses
  • Balance sheet:
    • Balance sheet essentials
    • Current assets
    • Fixed assets
    • Liabilities
    • Equity and retained profits
    • Return on Net Assets
    • Asset utilization
  • Industry profitability drivers:
    • Building retail sales and profitability
    • Maximizing cash flow and profits
    • Balancing gross margins, payment terms and inventory turns
  • Retail and cost methods of accounting:
    • Definitions
    • Advantages and disadvantages of the retail method
    • Advantages and disadvantages of the cost method
  • Summary
  • Mastery test
  • Learners completing the mastery test and obtaining an 80% pass mark will also receive a mastery certificate upon completion.


Benefits of Studying This Program

Learners studying this program will gain familiarity with the retail industry faster, shortening their path to full productivity.


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Hours of Study

1 to 2 hours


Resources Included

The class includes the following downloadable resources for printing and review:

  • Module summary
  • Retail and Cost Methods of Accounting
  • Numbers that matter in retail white paper




The price for a single student is US $68, or UK £54 or EU €62.  This includes one year’s access to the class.

Corporate licences are available.


Pre-Requisites Necessary



After This Program

This program is a module from our Fundamentals of Retail training suite. The next logical program in developing learners’ knowledge is Retail KPIs.

Frances C., major technology vendor said...
"Information was presented in an easy to digest manner"
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