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PowerPivot | KPIs exercise | Set a KPI for each product's percentage total sales
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Your manager (him/her again!) has set a target that each product should aim to make 10% of the total sales for the company (given that there are 13 products, this is clearly not achievable for all products).
To start, if you haven't already done so run the script in the above folder to generate the MAM database (not for commercial use or copying). Import the transactions, calendar, products and POS tables, and create any necessary relationships.
Create a formula which shows the sales for a product as the percentage of the total sales:
The formula will be A/B, where:
Now make this measure a KPI, using an absolute target of 0.1 (ie 10%), and thresholds of 0.07, 0.08, 0.09 and 0.1:
Only Simon has met its target, and some products should perhaps be discontinued.
Save this workbook as Bully for Simon, then close it down.