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Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar

    Rohertragsmarge Prognose - 590 Mio.€ oder 501 Mio. €?

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hallo Lynn, vielen lieben Dank für die Frage, zu der ich sehr gerne meine Perspektive teile: In Schaubild 3 wird dargestellt, dass Katzentoiletten einen Umsatz im J3 von 70 Mio. EUR haben, wobei dieses Geschäftsfeld ja ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Question about sales planning

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hi Xuqi, In real life what you did is correct! In a case, they care more about just assessing certain things. The case may or may not have you assume growth - it's up to the case creator/interviewer. It's always good to ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Berücksichtigung Lohnkosten Katzentoilette bei Rohertragsplanung

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Answered here: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/consideration-of-labour-costs-for-cat-toilet-in-gross-profit-planning-12070
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    Consideration of labour costs for cat toilet in gross profit planning

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hi David, I'm a bit confused by your question, but I do think the answer is in the case (See below): Termination of production and sale of cat lavatories Cat lavatories are a loss-maker as they do not generate gross pro ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Is it normal for a case to have this much information verbally communicated by interviewer?

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Roland Berger cases are known to be a lot more detailed than an average case so I wouldn't be too worried!
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    How do we put Cat Lavatories sales and costs in relation?

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hello Eleonora! Though I see what you mean, I would honestly not read too much into it. When they tell you something as part of the prompt, in this case that sales are 70 million and gross margin is 0%, indeed the pur ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    How do you know what factors to look for? Why product distribution and purchasing?

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    In the initial prompt you are told "Combined with a significant increase in shipping costs, this led to a negative result for the first time"...and " Against the background of expected stagnating sales for the current f ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Why are gross profit margins calculated using last year's revenues (590 EUR) and not 501.5 EUR?

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Even if you use the 501.5 EUR number, the answer remains the same. In this case, the % share of sales would need to be updated now considering <5 EUR category doesnt exist anymore. For example, for category 6-10 EU ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Shipping costs ?

    improving profitability Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hi Raouf, Two points here. 1) It's better to post your question directly on the case here: https://www.preplounge.com/en/management-consulting-cases/candidate-led-usual-style/intermediate/roland-berger-case-onlinest ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Gross Profit Calculation for the next year

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hi Prakash, No we cannot do that. Remember, we're actually completely getting rid of the <5 Euro products. If we stop selling that product, it's not like people will end up buying other products from us. The produc ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Another solution for Supplier delay problem & transportation costs

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hi, I have a feeling you are the same person who asked the other "Price differentiations & brand development" question? I think you're forgetting the point of a case here! The goal is not to come up with all o ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Price differentiations & brand development

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    Hi there, You're not wrong. But you're also not right ;) Never forget the OBJECTIVE. While you are right about the risk to cutting low margin products, in this case you can only include it as a risk. It's a good r ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Profit Margin Calculation

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hello, I don't understand why the previous year is taken into account in the calculation of the profits after the elimination of the product category. Shouldn't I consider: - the new revenues: 501.5 M - calculate ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    Calculation of sales planning and gross profit planning

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hello Yaxin, I will try to make it clear for you. For the sales planning of the next yea, you can consider: Sales of the last fiscal year = 660M€ Termination of production and sale of cat lavatories: -70M€ (tab ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    How to find out categories of core business generate positive earnings contribution

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    Hi Marcelo, I think it says in the case that due to the costs associated with free shipping of the products, those with a gross margin of less than 10% do not contribute to overall profit. Together with Table 2 this imp ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    how  gross profit margin is 29% after recommendation

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    Hello, I agree with Ian You can find here a good article on the difference between gross prpofit margin and net profit margin: https://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/122314/what-difference-between-gross-margin-and-n ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Why using sales from the previous year (590) to predict profit and not the sales planning for the upcoming year (501.5)?

    Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar RolandBerger
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    Hello, The reason is simply because the "Share of sales" data are referred to the sales of Y3. If you eliminate a specificate part of the sales (e.g. products <5€) you can not assume that share of sales of produc ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    If Shipping costs are reduced by 20% shouldnt the cost be 16 not 4(which is 20% of 20...)

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    Hello Justus, In the text is written that A consolidation of suppliers reduces transport costs by EUR 4 million (EUR 20 million * 20%) As you may notice, the author talks about a reduction of costs 4M€, It means ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Why are only the transportation costs reasons for the decline in gross profit and not the increased shipping costs?

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    Hello Lukas, You are right, in the whole case there is a clear distinction between shippping costs (from Onlinestars to final customers) and transportation costs (from Chinese suppliers to Onlinestars). Anyway, be c ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Grow strategy

    growth strategy Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
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    Hello Ronnie, Most of the times the growth strategy consists in increasing revenues. You can do it both focusing on the existing or new products. There are a lor of detailed frameworks that you can use to approach thi ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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