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Sarrica's Market

Management Summary

Sarrica’s Market is a small, family-run business with four owners.  Two of the owners (Andy and Cathy) will be the managers for the store until it is determined we need to hire additional staff.  The other two owners will maintain outside jobs, help out when needed in the store, and do the administrative tasks.

Owner/Manager (Andy Boone):  Deli Manager

  • Manages deli
  • Works with Merchandise Manager
  • Does hiring
  • Order deli items

Owner/Manager (Cathy O’Connor):  Merchandise Manager

  • Makes merchandise decisions
  • Works with Deli Manager
  • Orders Merchandise
  • Does marketing/promotions

Owner/Manager (Rosie O’Connor):  Book Keeper/Administrator

  • Keeps books
  • Pays taxes
  • Does payroll
  • Helps with store operations when necessary

Owner/Manager (Kenny VanStone):  Web Master/Support

  • Manages website
  • Helps with store operations when necessary

7.1 Personnel Plan

The personnel plan is illustrated in the table below:

Personnel Plan
Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Owners: Managers (2) $48,000 $48,000 $52,000
Clerks (1-2) $25,600 $25,600 $25,600
Accounting/Books (1) $2,400 $5,000 $5,000
Cooks/Kitchen (1) $10,240 $10,240 $10,240
Other $0 $0 $0
Total People 4 6 6
Total Payroll $86,240 $88,840 $92,840

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