It is currently 21 Oct 2017, 12:46

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

J.C. Penney

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
1 KUDOS received
Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 05 Jan 2005
Posts: 251

Kudos [?]: 5 [1], given: 0

J.C. Penney [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Jan 2006, 15:18
1
This post received
KUDOS
The J.C. Penney chain of retail stores broke with its conservative cash-and-carry policy during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell on credit.
1-- during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell
2-- for the decision at its 1958 reorganization to sell
3-- when it was reorganized in 1958 for its decision to sell
4-- in deciding during its reorganization in 1958 to sell
5-- by deciding at its reorganization in 1958 on the selling of

Last edited by hkm_gmat on 11 Jan 2006, 16:31, edited 1 time in total.

Kudos [?]: 5 [1], given: 0

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 09 Jun 2005
Posts: 91

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

Location: New York
 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Jan 2006, 15:29
cud u pls check u have underlined the rite phrase and have not edited any words by mistake?

Thanks!

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

CEO
CEO
User avatar
Joined: 20 Nov 2005
Posts: 2892

Kudos [?]: 323 [0], given: 0

Schools: Completed at SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - Class of 2008
 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Jan 2006, 16:29
I think "on credit" underlining is a typo. Assuming this I will go with C.

First decision was taken to sell on credit then reorganization was done to cater that decision. So we need "decision to sell"

Only A and C has that. A is using "deciding", which is incorrect.
_________________

SAID BUSINESS SCHOOL, OXFORD - MBA CLASS OF 2008

Kudos [?]: 323 [0], given: 0

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 15 Aug 2005
Posts: 132

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

Re: J.C. Penney [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Jan 2006, 17:33
hkm_gmat wrote:
The J.C. Penney chain of retail stores broke with its conservative cash-and-carry policy during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell on credit.
1-- during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell
2-- for the decision at its 1958 reorganization to sell
3-- when it was reorganized in 1958 for its decision to sell
4-- in deciding during its reorganization in 1958 to sell
5-- by deciding at its reorganization in 1958 on the selling of


I prefer D.

A incorrect ..broke with its..policy...for..
B incorrect for the same reason
C is passive.
D not great. but OK
E awkward

Kudos [?]: 27 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 08 Sep 2004
Posts: 257

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

Location: New York City, USA
 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 10 Jan 2006, 19:54
I'd go with D.

broke... to sell on credit is correct idiomatically as oppose to broke ... for the decision ... to sell on credit.

- Vipin

Kudos [?]: 25 [0], given: 0

Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 09 Jun 2005
Posts: 91

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

Location: New York
 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Jan 2006, 07:23
D for me too

Kudos [?]: 9 [0], given: 0

1 KUDOS received
Current Student
User avatar
B
Joined: 29 Jan 2005
Posts: 5206

Kudos [?]: 434 [1], given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Jan 2006, 07:54
1
This post received
KUDOS
Yes, clearly (D). in v~ing conveys the same meaning as the reason for doing X.

Kudos [?]: 434 [1], given: 0

SVP
SVP
avatar
Joined: 14 Dec 2004
Posts: 1681

Kudos [?]: 168 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Jan 2006, 09:38
Me too join team 'D'.

But I think this is not a very good SC. I didn't like 'in deciding' in 'D'.

Kudos [?]: 168 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 22 Nov 2005
Posts: 474

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

Re: J.C. Penney [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Jan 2006, 09:47
believe2 wrote:
hkm_gmat wrote:
The J.C. Penney chain of retail stores broke with its conservative cash-and-carry policy during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell on credit.
1-- during its 1958 reorganization for deciding to sell
2-- for the decision at its 1958 reorganization to sell
3-- when it was reorganized in 1958 for its decision to sell
4-- in deciding during its reorganization in 1958 to sell
5-- by deciding at its reorganization in 1958 on the selling of


I prefer D.

A incorrect ..broke with its..policy...for..
B incorrect for the same reason
C is passive.
D not great. but OK
E awkward



C is passive it doesn't mean its wrong. I think "during" is not correct here. So go for C

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
User avatar
Joined: 05 Jan 2005
Posts: 251

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 11 Jan 2006, 16:31
OA is indeed D , sorry for the underlining confusion. on credit is not underlined.

Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0

Senior Manager
Senior Manager
avatar
Joined: 22 Nov 2005
Posts: 474

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 12 Jan 2006, 23:42
hkm_gmat wrote:
OA is indeed D , sorry for the underlining confusion. on credit is not underlined.


Can you give OE

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 0

  [#permalink] 12 Jan 2006, 23:42
Display posts from previous: Sort by

J.C. Penney

  new topic post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.