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Unformatted text preview: ess volumes of both the middleaged consumers and the younger consumers were the same in the last decade, the increase of the middleaged people in the next decade is not the same as the increase of the retail expenditure, for the retail trade depends more on such factors as the economic circumstances, people’s consuming desire. Finally, the argument never assumes the increase of the younger consumers within the next decade. If the younger consumers increase at the same rate and spend the same amount of money on the goods and services of department stores, the retailers should never ignore them. Thus the argument is not completely sound. The evidence in support of the conclusion that the growing number of middleaged people within the next decade does little to prove the conclusion—that department stores should begin to replace some of their products to attract the middleaged consumers since it does not address the assumptions I have already raised. Ultimately, the argument might have been strengthened by making...
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2009 for the course ECAS asdfasdf taught by Professor Asdfaf during the Spring '09 term at Academy of Art University.
- Spring '09