This assignment is based on WALMART
Prompt: Submit a draft of the supply and demand conditions (Section II) and price elasticity of demand (Section III) of your research paper, including all critical elements listed below. You will analyze data on firm sales and in the market overall to identify trends and inform your recommendation for the firm’s future actions. You will also use available data to determine the price elasticity for the goods or services your firm produces and explain the factors that influence consumers’ reactions and the firm’s pricing decisions.
Specifically the following critical elements must be addressed:
II. Explore the supply and demand conditions for your firm’s product.
a) Evaluate trends in demand over time and explain their impact on the industry and the firm. You should consider including annual sales figures for the product your firm sells.
b) Analyze information and data related to the demand and supply for your firm’s product(s) to support your recommendation for the firm’s actions. Remember to include a graphical representation of the data and information used in your analysis.
III. Examine the price elasticity of demand for the product(s) your firm sells.
a) Analyze the available data and information, such as pricing and the availability of substitutes, and justify how you determine the price elasticity of demand for your firm’s product.
b) Explain the factors that affect consumer responsiveness to price changes for this product, using the concept of price elasticity of demand as your guide.
c) Assess how the price elasticity of demand impacts the firm’s pricing decisions and revenue growth.
Guidelines for Submission: Your paper must be submitted as a two- to three-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and sources cited in SPA format.