Good For You! Bakery, a commercial bakery with national distribution that specializes in shelf-stable bars characterized by a high protein, fiber, and mineral profile, has gathered sales data over the four years it’s been in business. Competition has increased over the last couple of years, and thanks to a steadily contracting economy, profit margins have become tight.
Eileen Dover, CEO of Good For You! Bakery, wants to try to streamline operations to reduce overhead costs. She has asked you to identify the states in which the company has historically sold the most product, and the states in which it has sold the least. This information will help Ms. Dover decide where to focus the company’s marketing and distribution efforts.
For this assignment, you will run SAS® analytics to answer the following questions: