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LATHOM'S DAIRY SALES CHARTS STANDARD EXAMINATION
QUESTION
Sales Figures for Moorshire Cheeses ­ Lathom's Dairy, 2007 and 2010
Students classically do not read question correctly ­ seeing the word `value' and do not
work out the amount of money for the sales each year
2007:Total Sales = £900,000 2010: Total Sales = £ 650,000
exports, 5%
supermarkets, exports, 15%
supermarkets, restaurants,
30%
35% 15%
restaurants,
25%
small retailers, small retailers,
30% 45%
1. What happened to the value of sales to other countries as exports in 2010
compared to 2007?
(4 marks)
2007 2010
Value of export sales = 15% of £900,000 Value of export sales = 5% of £650,000
= £135,000 = £32,500
Export sales went down in 2010 by £102,500; to almost just a ¼ of what they were in 2007
2. Suggest reason why this might have happened.
(4 marks)
3. What happened to the value of sales to small retailers in 2010 compared to 2007?
(4 marks)
4. Suggest reasons why this might have happened.
(4 marks)

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