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# How do you calculate a 40% margin?

Calculate a retail or selling price by dividing the cost by 1 minus the profit margin percentage. If a new product costs \$70 and you want to keep the 40 percent profit margin, divide the \$70 by 1 minus 40 percent -- 0.40 in decimal. The \$70 divided by 0.60 produces a price of \$116.67.

Moreover, what is sales minus cost of goods sold?

Gross margin is the difference between net sales and cost of goods sold, or net sales minus cost of goods sold. Gross margin is also known as gross profit and represents the productivity of a business's operations. A business's profitability is defined by more than its operations.

Is cost of goods sold and cost of revenue the same?

A: Fundamentally, there is almost no difference between a company's listed cost of goods sold (COGS) and cost of sales, otherwise known as the cost of revenue. In fact, the terms "cost of goods sold" and "cost of sales" are used interchangeably in almost any accounting context.