PART 2 In Part 1 of cinema inventory management, we recommended you refrain from sales and inventory reconciliations once a month. Rather, have two employees conduct it Thursday night or Friday morning for one to two hours, comparing the concession sales week to the box office sales week. The Final Touch On Inventory Counts After the last inventory period, on Thursday, […]
About Chris Gerken
Chris has been a marketing communications, public relations specialist and copywriter for almost 20 years. From San Diego he now lives at the foot of the towering Wasatch Mountains behind Salt Lake City (home of Park City, Alta and Snowbasin).
PART 1 Doing an inventory can have four different purposes: Calculate your P&L and balance sheet: By knowing the month-end value of your inventory as well as other assets, such as cash in the bank and accounts receivables, you’ll be able to calculate the balance sheet and P&L. This is best done weekly. Generate purchase […]
One Lost Day is One Day Too Many Think about the following summer occurrences: 1. Lightning/Thunderstorm Make sure all electronics have battery backups or at least surge suppressors. That’s projectors, servers, audio, computers, POS or registers, etc. Buy the highest joule rating you are comfortable paying for and do not plug battery backups into other battery […]
Working in a box office is generally not a career – at least not initially. So let’s start by looking for people that are in the process of life transitions. Older high school students and those attending college are generally tech savvy enough to pick up on things pretty quickly and are often times flexible […]
There was a two-part documentary on the PBS series “American Experience,” about Walt Disney last year. Fascinating! As a Southern California baby boomer, who more or less grew up at Disneyland, I was riveted to the man in his early years, a history that’s not common knowledge. The image of Disney in my childhood was […]
Have you been given the responsibility to find a new ticketing system for your organization? That can seem like a very daunting task – especially at first. With so many ticketing companies out there it can be a huge endeavor just to narrow it down to a few to look at more closely. We’re here […]
PART 2 In Part 1 of cinema inventory management, we...
PART 1 Doing an inventory can have four different purposes:...
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