Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Numeracy in Retail


Break Times

Break Times

Every retail employee should understand how their shifts work and when their breaks are scheduled. This video explains how to use simple mathematics to calculate the length of shift times and when breaks should be taken in order to complete a...Show More
Cash Handling

Cash Handling

Although technology enables easy and quick cash handling in many retail environments, a sound understanding of simple mathematics remains a helpful skill for working in retail. This video explains how mental maths can be used to ensure that...Show More
Discounts

Discounts

Understanding the mathematical processes behind discounts is a crucial skill for working in retail. This video explains how basic division and subtraction calculations can be used to complement calculator skills to work out new prices of sale...Show More
Floats and Balances

Floats and Balances

For all retail businesses balancing a cash float at the end of day, strong mathematical skills are crucial. This video explains how to count the cash in a register at the end of the day, including differentiating between different methods of sale...Show More
Stock Calculations

Stock Calculations

Calculating stock quantities is a critical skill in retail, as it helps to ensure minimal overspending. This video demonstrates the mathematical thinking used to work out how much marketing collateral is needed for a retail marketplace sale...Show More
Surcharges

Surcharges

Credit and debit cards are so convenient, which means that an understanding of card surcharges is crucial for retail employees. This video explains how different card types may have different surcharges and how a comparison of the actual cost of...Show More