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Business emphasis Assume that you and two friends are debating whether to open an automotive and service retail chain that will be called Auto-Man. Initially, Auto-Mart will open three stores locally, but the business plan anticipates going nationwide within ti years. Currently, you and your future business partners are debating whether to focus Auto-Mart on a ‘dolt-yourself or do-it-for-me business. A do-it-yourself business emphasizes the sale of retail auto parts that customers will use themselves to repair and service their cars. A dolt-for-me business emphasizes the offering of maintenance and service for customers. In groups of three or four, discuss whether to implement a do-it-yourself or do-it-for-me business emphasis. List the advantages of each emphasis, and arrive at a conclusion as to which emphasis to implement.

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Survey of Accounting (Accounting I)

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Carl Warren
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ISBN: 9781305961883
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Carl Warren
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305961883

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Business emphasis Assume that you and two friends are debating whether to open an automotive and service retail chain that will be called Auto-Man. Initially, Auto-Mart will open three stores locally, but the business plan anticipates going nationwide within ti years.
Currently, you and your future business partners are debating whether to focus Auto-Mart on a ‘dolt-yourself or do-it-for-me business. A do-it-yourself business emphasizes the sale of retail auto parts that customers will use themselves to repair and service their cars. A dolt-for-me business emphasizes the offering of maintenance and service for customers.

In groups of three or four, discuss whether to implement a do-it-yourself or do-it-for-me business emphasis. List the advantages of each emphasis, and arrive at a conclusion as to which emphasis to implement.

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