Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400-600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas.
Big D Incorporated is nearing completion of its portfolio of recommendations for the outdoor sporting goods company. Clearly state your variables that you would utilize in your particular path that you recommend. Utilizing a Regression Model, forecast monthly sales on either the expansion into the new market or if the recommendation is to retrench and not expand. Ensure that you provide adequate justification for your recommendations. The Board of Directors requires your input based upon your previous exercises from Units 1, 2, and 3.
Responses to Other Students: Respond to at least 2 of your fellow classmates with a reply of 100 words about their Primary Task Response regarding items you found to be compelling and enlightening. To help you with your discussion, please consider the following questions: Do you agree with your classmate’s decision? Why or why not? What additional questions do you have after reading the posting? What clarification do you need regarding the posting? Why do you feel your decision would make more sound financial and business sense?