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# The recent upheaval in the office-equipment retail

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16. The recent upheaval in the office-equipment retail
business, in which many small firms have gone out
office equipment â€œsuperstoresâ€
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12 Jul 2004, 02:42
I think B, good question

We have to defend the view that the superstores are responsible for the close of many small firms. B explains how the superstores influenced the market. Although superstores still retain a small share of the market, their advertising did damage to small firms
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12 Jul 2004, 04:17
I will go with (A)..

We have to weaken the FLAW..

(A) states that original claim is not flawed.
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12 Jul 2004, 10:48
B, I guess.

Superstores pricing has relative effect on other retailers, thus keeping the price low. No matter how small the superstore market is, its effect is big.
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12 Jul 2004, 12:20
B it is. It directly says that superstores force price down through their advertising and thus have a great influence on the retail market
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