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Description: The United States economy has expanded for three quarters in a row, the Commerce Department said on Friday, helped along by consumer spending. Now the question is, Will the jobs follow?

Source: NYTimes.com

Date: 04/30/2010

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/01/business/economy/01econ.html?ref=business

Questions for discussion:

  • What does this report have to say about the important role played by the consumer?
  • Given this view, what do you believe is likely to happen over the next year?
  • Which businesses are likely to see improving sales and which are more likely to have difficulty? 
  • What can all businesses do to attract more customers and improve their respective recoveries?

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