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Why are my Margins inflated?

Question

Why do my Margins show more than 100% in my Sales Report?


Setup

  •  Retail POS for Mac or PC

Answer

Your Margins can get inflated if the Average Cost used to calculate the Cost of Goods Sold (COGS) of your stock is incorrect. If the COGS figure showing in your Sales Report is higher than the Revenue you've made, your Margins will show as more than 100% but in negatives. Negative figures in Retail POS's reporting are displayed within brackets:

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Additional Information

You cannot correct the COGS of already processed sales, but you can always fix it for future sales by following the below article:

Accurately Calculating Cost of Goods ("COGS") Sold in Retail POS

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