It is currently 18 Nov 2017, 03:37

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Sales of telephones have increased dramatically over the

Author Message
TAGS:

### Hide Tags

Manager
Joined: 21 Aug 2008
Posts: 199

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 0

Sales of telephones have increased dramatically over the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

04 Oct 2008, 20:25
00:00

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions

### HideShow timer Statistics

Sales of telephones have increased dramatically over the last year. In order to take advantage of this increase, Mammoth Industries plans to expand production of its own model of telephone, while continuing its already very extensive advertising of this product.
Which of the following, if true, provides most support for the view that Mammoth Industries cannot increase its sales of telephones by adopting the plan outlined above?

(A) Although it sells all of the telephones that it produces, Mammoth Industries’ share of all telephone sales has declined over the last year.
(B) Mammoth Industries’ average inventory of telephones awaiting shipment to retailers has declined slightly over the last year.
(C) Advertising has made the brand name of Mammoth Industries’ telephones widely known, but few consumers know that Mammoth Industries owns this brand.
(D) Mammoth Industries’ telephone is one of three brands of telephone that have together accounted for the bulk of the last year’s increase in sales.
(E) Despite a slight decline in the retail price, sales of Mammoth Industries’ telephones have fallen in the last year.

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 0

Intern
Joined: 06 Jul 2008
Posts: 30

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

Re: CR in doubt 2 [#permalink]

### Show Tags

04 Oct 2008, 21:31
Sales of telephones have increased dramatically over the last year. In order to take advantage of this increase, Mammoth Industries plans to expand production of its own model of telephone, while continuing its already very extensive advertising of this product.
Which of the following, if true, provides most support for the view that Mammoth Industries cannot increase its sales of telephones by adopting the plan outlined above?

(A) Although it sells all of the telephones that it produces, Mammoth Industries’ share of all telephone sales has declined over the last year. << If it is able to sell all of the telephones, producing more makes sense..>>
(B) Mammoth Industries’ average inventory of telephones awaiting shipment to retailers has declined slightly over the last year.. << Inventory time going down justifies production increase Irrelevant. ..>>
(C) Advertising has made the brand name of Mammoth Industries’ telephones widely known, but few consumers know that Mammoth Industries owns this brand. <<Does not matter as long as the product is getting sold..>>
(D) Mammoth Industries’ telephone is one of three brands of telephone that have together accounted for the bulk of the last year’s increase in sales.<<Does not support .>>
(E) Despite a slight decline in the retail price, sales of Mammoth Industries’ telephones have fallen in the last year. <<Looks Justified>>

IMO (E)

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

Manager
Joined: 21 Aug 2008
Posts: 199

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 0

Re: CR in doubt 2 [#permalink]

### Show Tags

05 Oct 2008, 06:24
KumarGMAT wrote:
Sales of telephones have increased dramatically over the last year. In order to take advantage of this increase, Mammoth Industries plans to expand production of its own model of telephone, while continuing its already very extensive advertising of this product.
Which of the following, if true, provides most support for the view that Mammoth Industries cannot increase its sales of telephones by adopting the plan outlined above?

(A) Although it sells all of the telephones that it produces, Mammoth Industries’ share of all telephone sales has declined over the last year. << If it is able to sell all of the telephones, producing more makes sense..>>
(B) Mammoth Industries’ average inventory of telephones awaiting shipment to retailers has declined slightly over the last year.. << Inventory time going down justifies production increase Irrelevant. ..>>
(C) Advertising has made the brand name of Mammoth Industries’ telephones widely known, but few consumers know that Mammoth Industries owns this brand. <<Does not matter as long as the product is getting sold..>>
(D) Mammoth Industries’ telephone is one of three brands of telephone that have together accounted for the bulk of the last year’s increase in sales.<<Does not support .>>
(E) Despite a slight decline in the retail price, sales of Mammoth Industries’ telephones have fallen in the last year. <<Looks Justified>>

IMO (E)

IN E, the question said the sales dramatically increased in the last year???

Kudos [?]: 18 [0], given: 0

MBA Section Director
Joined: 19 Mar 2012
Posts: 4673

Kudos [?]: 17599 [0], given: 1986

Location: India
GMAT 1: 760 Q50 V42
GPA: 3.8
WE: Marketing (Non-Profit and Government)
Re: Sales of telephones have increased dramatically over the [#permalink]

### Show Tags

03 May 2015, 16:39

Kudos [?]: 17599 [0], given: 1986

Re: Sales of telephones have increased dramatically over the   [#permalink] 03 May 2015, 16:39
Display posts from previous: Sort by