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Score: 30/30 Points 100 % [ The following information applies to the questions displayed below. ] For many years, Leno Corporation has used a straightforward cost-plus pricing system, marking its goods up approximately 25 percent of total cost. The company has been profitable; however, it has recently lost considerable business to foreign competitors that have become very aggressive in the marketplace. These firms appear to be using target costing. An example of Leno’s problem is typified by item no. 8976, which has the following unit-cost characteristics: Direct material $30 Direct labor 75 Manufacturing overhead 50 Selling and administrative expenses 25 The going market price for an identical product of comparable quality is $195, which is significantly below what Leno is charging.
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9. Award: 3 out of 3.00 points 6 . In many industries, prices are the result of an interaction between market forces and costs.
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