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Description:  Christmas tree stand-ups in NYC provide part time jobs for the unemployed in NYC.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 12/22/2011

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/video/smallbusiness/2011/12/22/smb_xmas_tree_biz_nyc.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion:

  • Explain why sales in this business would be a good indicator of how the economy is doing overall?
  • Describe the business process that delivers trees to customers.
  • How do you think prices are derived?

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