NY97014 - Benchmarking for Retail & Wholesale Nurseries

This project set out to identify the current cost structures, profitability and personnel productivity levels in the ‘retailing’ and for the ‘wholesale’ segments of the industry. This information can then be applied within an individual business to help improve its profitability by changing work practices or other aspects of a firms operation.  The initial literature search reveled no Australian-based financial studies available to show business operators target levels for certain key performance indicators.