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Research cash rebates and other similar cash management techniques and answer the following questions:

- Are these practices sound business decisions? Are they ethical? Explain.
- What percentage of the rebates offered are actually paid?

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Are these practices sound business decisions? Are they ethical? Explain.

-- Many companies use cash rebates to increase sales. By offering the consumer what appears to be an attractive rebate, the consumer is encouraged to buy the product from that particular company. There is nothing inherently unethical about a cash rebate. It is used as a tool for companies to increase sales. The customer makes a purchase, completes the required steps, and receives money in ...

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Research cash rebates and other similar cash management techniques and answer the following questions:
The practices sound business decisions and whether they are ethical is explained. The percentage of the rebates offered are actually paid is determined.

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Among the cash management techniques used by most businesses are those that slow down their bill payments. A good example for this is the concept of cash rebates. Cash rebates are most commonly offered on household items like computers and other electronics.

Research "cash rebates" and other similar cash management techniques. Answer the following questions:

Are these practices sound business decisions? Are they ethical? Explain.
What percentage of the rebates offered are actually paid?

Select a business of which you are familiar, and answer the following question:

Would you recommend that this business use cash rebates?

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