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Methods of Data Analysis with Excel

Excel provides many different ways in which to analyze data. Discuss the different methods by which you can analyze data in your spreadsheet. Assume the role of a Regional Manager for a retail organization looking at ways to analyze the large amounts of sales data you have. What are some of the ways Excel can be used to analyze this data? What are some examples of reports you might want to review?

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Retail organizations are engaged in buying merchandise for resale in order to realize profit for the company. In essence, retail managers are greatly involved in merchandising decisions - these are activities on planning and control involved in buying and selling of goods and services to help the retailer realize his objectives.
In relation to the functions of a retail manager and specifically in his merchandising functions, the following are the data that require thorough analysis in order to convert them into information and ...

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The methods of data analysis with Excel are examined. Examples of reports are determined.