6 Weekly sales per employee hour
$190 % of sales from self-service 81.
6% Average total weekly employee hours Current 158 Year ago 162 Average weekly sales per employee hour
Current $165 Year ago $157 New staff % hired full-time Current 14.
Sales per employee hour
rose to $27, likely as a result of a slight decline in full-time equivalents to 6.
3 On the rise Average weekly sales per employee hour
Chains $148 Independents $131 Average $145 Note: Table made from bar graph Turn rates Average annual rate Full Time Part Time Chains 16% 48% Independents 17% 60% Average 16% 54% Note: Table made from bar graph Long labor hours Weekly hours per employee Chains 187 Independents 179 Average 184 Note: Table made from bar graph
Profitability and margins improved slightly over the last year, and sales per employee hour
On the positive side, those suggestive selling techniques appear to be paying off since sales per employee hour
increased to $30.
Turnover blues Average annual rate Part Time Full Time Chains 52% 13% Independents 43% 6% Average 50% 11% Productivity climbs Average weekly sales per employee hour
Sales and productivity measures, such as weekly sales per checkout and sales per employee hour, were down for independents.
Sales volume Average super Chains Independents Weekly sales per checkout $27,081 21,431 Weekly sales per employee $3,825 3,336 Sales per employee hour $95.
Company officials are pleased with the labor controls in the deli, which achieves $35 in sales per employee hour.
In bakery, even greater productivity is achieved, with sales per employee hour averaging $40.