How do I calculate sales growth?


To figure out sales growth, you need to know sales from this year and last year. You are going to divide that number (this year minus last year) by sales last year. That will give you sales growth results.
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1. Subtract the earliest date's sales in dollars from the most current sales figures to find the dollar amount of growth. For instance, company A sold $100 worth of goods in 1995
Sales tax is different in almost every state, but to calculate tax on a purchase you simply take the full purchase price and multiply it by the amount of tax in your area.
((current month's sales - last month's sales)/last month's sales)x100
1. Obtain data that shows a change in a quantity over time. All you need to calculate a basic growth rate are two numbers - one that represents a certain quantity's starting value
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How to Calculate Sales Growth
Sales growth shows you how well a business improved over a given time. Calculating this rate reveals an increase or a decrease the in business activity of a given company. This number proves handy when trying to decide if you want to invest in a... More »
Difficulty: Easy
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