8 Barrington Bears has developed the following sales forecasts for the next few

8 barrington bears has developed the following sales

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All of the scenarios mentioned above may be encountered. 8.Barrington Bears has developed the following sales forecasts for the next few months. January 500, February 600, March 720, April 800 and May 770. BB has 80 bears on hand on Dec. 31. Normal ending inventory policy is to hold 20% of next month’s sales. Each bear needs .8 yards of fabric and two pounds of stuffing. Fabric is budgeted to cost $15 per yard and stuffing $4 per pound. Direct labor is paid $18 per hour. Each bear takes 40 minutes to hand-finish. Variable overheads total $21 per direct labor hour. Fixed overheads amount to $25,000 per month. Eighty yards of fabric and 100 pounds of stuffing were in stock at year-end. Ten percent and 25% of next month’s stuffing and fabric needs respectively are planned for raw materials ending inventory each month. Assume that in March there was a favorable variance from the production master budget. Which factors may not have contributed to this result? A.BB spent less per labor hour than planned B.BB wasted less materials than planned C.BB spent more on fixed overhead than planned D.BB produced fewer units than planned E. c) and d) only Solution Spending more than the budget allowance for fixed manufacturing overhead will create an unfavorable variance. All the other examples would, on their own, cause favorable variances
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