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Sales August Guest Special

Discussion in 'Bookings, Sales and Host Coaching' started by AlowayFamily, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. AlowayFamily

    AlowayFamily Advanced Member Gold Member

    The August guest special has the grill pan/press/scraper and recipe collection guests can order for $149. Will this total go toward the total sales for the show, and the host sales for free product? I am assuming yes, but since it is a special, I am not sure how it will be figured.

    What do you all think?
    Jun 27, 2011
  2. pcsharon1

    pcsharon1 Veteran Member Gold Member

    Yes. The total a guest pays always goes toward the show total. Only the past host special ordered by the past host doesn't count toward a show qualifying.
    Jun 27, 2011
  3. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

    Yes, it does. However, that can't be the way a host gets to that first $150 in sales. For instance, if Patty Past-host orders the grill pan special, and Helen Host has only $50 in additional sales, it won't count as a show. However, IF Helen Host has $260 in sales and Patty Past-host then orders the grill pan special, that show is now at over $400 in sales.

    Remember, too, that the past host special does not count toward commissionable sales. I believe that's part of why that rule went into effect. In past seasons there have been consultants to came away from a show with $0 in commissionable sales because the whole show was cookware purchased through the past-host special.
    Jun 28, 2011
  4. BethCooks4U

    BethCooks4U Legend Member Gold Member

    I don't think that is correct. I'll attach the flyer from HO. I don't see anything on there saying it doesn't qualify toward the $150 minimum show. The only thing that doesn't count toward that first $150 is the past host 60% off benefit. Unless I missed something...

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    Jun 28, 2011
  5. otisbg

    otisbg Advanced Member Gold Member

    I agree Beth - it is simply a "bundle" offer just as we had the DCB offer earlier in the year. There is no stipulations as to sales amount.:D
    Jun 28, 2011
  6. raebates

    raebates Legend Member Staff Member

    My bad. I was thinking of the Past Host Special. (Which is why I kept saying "Past Host Special." I had the right answer to the wrong question. LOL!) Yes, the Guest Special is like anything else a guest orders--part of the Guest Sales and Commissionable Sales.

    I forgot completely about the fantastic deal they're offering guests. I'm still thinking June and July.
    Jun 28, 2011
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