Dr. Steven C. Myers (R1SCM@AKRONVM.BITNET)
Wed, 15 Apr 1992 21:58:23 EST
Cookies in Western Reserve Council, Akron, OH are $2.50/box.
Troop keeps only $.40/box for a profit margin of 16%.
Girl Scouts do not own their own bakery and must contract
outside bakers (current bakers bought by the Taiwanese).
Boy Scouts sell popcorn for $5.00/box (five microwave pouches size).
Troop keeps $2.00/box for a profit margin of 40%.
Boy Scouts own and operate their own popcorn supplier.
Speaking of Taiwan - a DE told me that at an all hands conference
he heard that Boy Scout uniforms would be 40% cheaper if they were
not produced in the USA.
next SM Troop 75
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