Retail Sales & Profits



Take These Quick Financial Statement Quizzes

Take these online quick quizzes for retailersJust ten questions each. All online, all at your own pace. 

Pick a topic, click the GO button, and you're on your way!

Test yourself as often as you wish. Immediate feedback, too, of how well you did. Get your overall score, and can review each question, see your answer, and the correct answer.

Income Statement quiz

The ROI's Quick Quiz on the P&L

How well do you know the P&L?

Take the quiz!

Balance Sheet quiz

The ROI's Quick Quiz on the P&L

Ready to deal with the "Owner Issues?"

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Financial management is important to a successful retailer. 

Even if you employ a financial manager, you should be aware of the financial condition of your business, and be able to project "What would happen if I...?"


The Institute is dedicated to giving you the
essential basic financial knowledge needed in any capacity of retailing.

Take advantage of The ROI's practical, how-to information, training and online tools. No more intimidation from finances or accounting.


Gain more financial control.  And peace of mind! 




Specifically for Retail Situations | Practical, Proven, Timeless | Used and Loved by Thousands of Retailers


The Myth of the "Bottom Line"

Retail business owners are conditioned from day one to "have a profit" and "improve the bottom line".  

Yet, sadly, most owners aren’t sure exactly why. 
  1. What IS profit? 
  2. Where does it go? 
  3. Why is it important?  
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How to Read and Use Your Financial Statement 

Put the cause-effect, cause-effect power to work in your retail business. 

Get a greater sense of control – and the peace of mind that comes with it!

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Focus Your PROFITABLE Growth with the Retail STRATA:G® Wheel

In The ROI's view, the key to survival in retail is not profitable lines of merchandise, nor even profitable stores.  

Instead, those retailers who will survive and thrive will be those who have the most profitable customers! 

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The Four (Only!) Ways Retail Businesses Grow

Before you get too far down the road in planning another store, adding new merchandise lines, or some other expansion, you first must decide on your fundamental growth strategy. 

Why? Because your growth strategy and your tactics must align.

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