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Sales Categories Report

The sales categories report gives you insight into the income generated by items in each of your defined sales categories (food, beer, wine, merchandise, and so on). For the timeframe and locations you select, this report includes a row for each sales category that had a transaction for one or more items.

Note

Currently, the report rows that are identified by a category name include only menu items that have an explicitly defined sales category. Items that inherit their sales category definition from the menu or menu group are included in the No Sales Category row instead.

The sales categories report for a single-location restaurant during a one month period. All dollar values are blurred out.

This report includes the following key figures and metrics for each sales category.

Column Computation and Description

Item Qty

The count of all menu items in the sales category sold.

This count does not include modifiers, deleted items, voided items, and items on voided checks or voided orders.

Net Sales

Net sales in the sales category.

The grand total reported in the last row of the report equals the net sales computed for the top numbers report.

Discounts

Discounts on items in the sales category.

Grand Total ≈ Top Numbers Discounts - Deferred Sales Grand Total Discounts

Gross Sales

Net Sales + Discounts in the sales category.

Grand Total ≈ Top Numbers Gross Sales - Deferred Sales Grand Total Discounts

Taxes

Taxes collected on sales in the sales category.

Grand Total ≈ Top Numbers Taxes

Note

Discrepancies of $0.01 between the grand total for this column and the value on the top numbers report are the result of fractional penny rounding at the item level.

% Qty

Item Qty / Grand Total Item Qty

The percentage that items in this sales category contributed to the total quantity of items sold.

% Net Sales

Net Sales / Grand Total Net Sales

The percentage that items in this sales category contributed to net sales.

% Gross Sales

Gross Sales / Grand Total Gross Sales

The percentage that items in this sales category contributed to gross sales.