Exam3Scenarios Essay

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Exam 3 Scenarios
Sample Exam 3
Scenario 1
The Friendly Market is a large supermarket located in a city in the Southwest. "Friendly's," as it is popularly known, has more sales per square foot than any of its competitors because it lives up to its name. The personnel go out of their way to be friendly and helpful. If someone asks for a particular brand-name item and the store does not carry it, the product will be ordered. If enough customers want a particular product, it is added to the regular line. Additionally, the store provides free delivery of groceries for senior citizens, check-cashing privileges for its regular customers, and credit for those who have filled out the necessary application and have been accepted into the "Friendly
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"These guys have all sorts of money to invest for new ventures," the friend told Pedro. "All you have to do is explain your ideas and sell them on giving you the money. They are always looking to back a profitable idea, and yours is certain to be one of the best they have seen in a long time." Pedro agrees with his friend but believes he should not discuss the matter with a venture capitalist until he has thought through answers to the various types of questions likely to be asked. In particular, Pedro believes he should be able to provide the venture capitalist with projected sales for the first three years and be able to explain the types of expenses that would be incurred. Once he has done this, Pedro feels that he will be ready to talk to the individual. "Right now," he tells his friend, "it's just a matter of time. I think that, within seven to ten days, I'll be ready to present my ideas and discuss financial needs."
Scenario 2
When Joyce and Phil Abrams opened their bookstore one year ago, they estimated it would take them six months to break even. Because they had gone into the venture with enough capital to keep them afloat for nine months, they were sure they would need no outside financing. However, sales have been slower than anticipated, and most of their funds now have been used to purchase inventory or meet monthly expenses. On the other hand, the store is doing better each month, and the Abramses are convinced they

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