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Question Question 2: Percentage of Sales Growth - 2007 Vs 2006 (year)

Discussion in 'The Voting Booth' started by John Ranes II CPF GCF, Jun 8, 2008.


Percentage of Sales Growth - 2007 Vs 2006 (year)

Poll closed Sep 6, 2008.
  1. >20% Increase

    5 vote(s)
  2. 15-20% Increase

    2 vote(s)
  3. 10-14% Increase

    3 vote(s)
  4. 5-9% Increase

    3 vote(s)
  5. 0-4% Increase

    1 vote(s)
  6. EVEN

    2 vote(s)
  7. <1-19% Loss

    12 vote(s)
  8. <20% Loss

    4 vote(s)
  1. John Ranes II CPF GCF

    John Ranes II CPF GCF SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Question 2: Percentage of Sales Growth - 2007 Vs 1st Qtr 2006

    Please dig up the numbers and come back later to these polls to make them accurate.
  2. Cliff Wilson

    Cliff Wilson SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Only 11 people answered John's question?

    Did it tell you anything John!!!!!!
  3. IdahoDave

    IdahoDave CGF II, Certified Grumble Framer Level 2

    I voted according to the store i've had for 10 years. the newer one was up25or so last year and running at about 65 this year. but like i tell those i love 65% increase on $2.50 doesn't mean much.
  4. Steph

    Steph SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    I think if you want more ersponses this should get bumped more often...this is the first I have noticed this thread.
  5. B. Newman

    B. Newman SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    2007 was way over 2006, and 2008 (so far) is waaay over 2007!

    I'm a happy camper!

    (Of course, as Bob often chided me, when your business is real small huge percentages aren't worth anything... but I'm happy anyway.):thumbsup:
  6. John Ranes II CPF GCF

    John Ranes II CPF GCF SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    A bit scary...


    This poll (which is actually one of 4 on hard numbers) has drawn 21 votes as of 6/30/08 while the poll asking about updating your profile has drawn 85 votes.

    Do people just not want to share some real numbers on growth and profitability with others? Do they just not know?

    Critics will often make statements about these discussion forums being all "fluff" and I will retort that good ideas are extracted from them. At the same time, I am a little concerned when what pictures and wallpaper you have on your profile takes center stage over business analysis. :shrug: (Oh...now I'm sounding a bit like Bob Carter)

    Salary/Owner's Draw 2007 - New Shops
    Salary/Owner's Draw 2007 - Older Shops
    First Quarter Growth 2008 Only 17 replies to date!

  7. B. Newman

    B. Newman SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Ok, I didn't see the other threads, so now I've voted.

    This first quarter - total income (as per QB) is up more than 40%; and gross profit is up more than 50%.

    And net? Even I don't believe how much it's up!

    Reasons? We're turning stuff out quicker. My CPA has told me for years that if I got to where I could cut into that backlog, I'd be amazed at the income. (And I am!)
  8. HB

    HB SGF, Supreme Grumble Framer

    Last Chance

    Come On - not many voted yet!!!!!

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