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Unformatted text preview: s core business of movie and game rentals. “This is still a
healthy, growing business,” Dooley insists. He believes that consumers coming in to rent movies and games were confused by the
array of retail products that greeted them.
Dooley and Redstone have been hiring new headquarters
staff at the rate of about 50 people per week, they’ve been to the
warehouse construction site, they’ve ordered outlets to rearrange
merchandise to emphasize rentals, and now they’ve turned to you.
“We’ve got a job you’ll love,” Dooley smiles. “We want to know
what our store managers know, and we want you to ask them.”
Your task: Briefly state the purpose of your message. Then draft
an e-mail request asking retail managers if customers walk out
when current hits aren’t available, whether the emphasis on retail
products affected cash flow, and whether sales and rental figures
have changed now that the clutter has been removed. Ask them:
Where’s the cash coming from—movie and game rentals, movie
and game sales, or candy bars? Dooley says, “I want a...
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2013 for the course ECON 830 taught by Professor Shahlasultaova during the Fall '12 term at Khazar University.
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