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Not All Companies Are Viewed as Equal Not All Companies Are Viewed as Equal XXXXXXXXXXXX Strayer University BUS 309- Assignment July 26, 2015
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Not All Companies Are Viewed as Equal In the land of free trade there are many unethical practices that take place in the industry. As an advocate for the consumer, I will be taking a look at the industry from a consumer’s point of view. I will be explaining how alcohol companies both have a positive and negative impact on communities. 1 . Become an advocate for either the consumer or the industry. Prepare an argument explaining the major reasons why you support either the consumer or the industry. Today’s alcohol industry is a major contributor to the economy. The industry is responsible for over $400 billion in total U.S. economic activity in 2010. This industry generates nearly $90 billion in wages and well over 3.9 million jobs in the U.S. As a consumer it seems that the alcohol industry does a good job promoting responsible drinking. However, subliminal messages are just not enough. When you look at the big picture the alcohol industries relies on alcoholism to keep their business booming. In African American (Poor Black) communities there are liquor stores on every corner. We ask ourselves why? “There are 53 liquor stores in
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  • Business Ethics, Corporation, Alcoholic beverage, Drinking culture, alcohol industry

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