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    Product sold, elastic or inelastic

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    All firms can increase the volume of goods or services sold by cutting prices. But the volume (quantity) of goods or services a firm sells differs from a firm's revenues (price times quantity). Select your firm or a firm not previously discussed. What good or service does the firm sell? Is the price elasticity of demand elastic or inelastic for that good or service? How should the firm alter the price of the good or service to increase revenues?

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    The company I will discuss is Market Basket. It is a chain of grocery stores located in northern New England. Its company headquarters are located in Lowell Massachusetts. The goods the company sells is groceries. This includes canned goods, dairy products, fresh produce, wine and beer (New Hampshire stores only) meats, frozen foods, meats, seafood, bakery goods foods from its delicatessen, as well as both hot and cold ready to eat and custom made while you wait soups, ...

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    What good or service does the firm sell? Is the price elasticity of demand elastic or inelastic for that good or service? How should the firm alter the price of the good or service to increase revenues?

    All firms can increase the volume of goods or services sold by cutting prices. But the volume (quantity) of goods or services a firm sells differs from a firm's revenues (price times quantity). Select your firm or a firm not previously discussed. What good or service does the firm sell? Is the price elasticity of demand elastic or inelastic for that good or service? How should the firm alter the price of the good or service to increase revenues?

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