|6 Months Ended|
Jul. 12, 2015
|Other Income and Expenses [Abstract]|
Costs incurred in connection with the advertising and marketing of the Company are included in selling, general, and administrative expenses. Advertising and marketing includes salaries and benefits of marketing personnel, advertising, media, and marketing materials. Advertising production costs are expensed in the period when the advertising first takes place. Other advertising and marketing costs are expensed as incurred. Advertising and marketing costs were $12.0 million and $11.1 million for the twelve weeks ended July 12, 2015 and July 13, 2014, which included $11.1 million and $9.9 million related to selling expense. Advertising and marketing costs were $26.5 million and $23.4 million for the twenty-eight weeks ended July 12, 2015 and July 13, 2014, which included $24.1 million and $20.2 million related to selling expense.
The entire disclosure of advertising costs. For those costs that cannot be capitalized, discloses whether such costs are expensed as incurred or the first period in which the advertising takes place. An entity also may disclose its accounting policy for cooperative advertising arrangements.
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