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Lau Wai Kei, Patrick 02438750G
Wong Yun Wah, Wallace 02409600G
Yee Chun Fank, Ben 00433665G
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“Companies which properly coordinate price and advertising strategies can achieve relatively high profits” (p. 37).
Total dollar sales $5,000,000*
Straight % of sales at 20% $1,000,000
Advertising budget $1,000,000
* According to the amount in error stated in the question
Advertising Elasticity: HIGH
PC Magazine Advertising
Personal Selling – Exhibition
- Rent a 9 sq. meter’s booth
Current price is about $35,000
- Other Miss. expenses: $15,000
$35,000 + 15,000 = $50,000
Total cost: = $183,000
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