Posted: May 24th, 2016
Watch the following video clip (A big lift in consumer confidence but how much is showing through on the shop floor) and answer the following questions.
link to video
8a. What has been some of the microeconomic impacts on Harvey Norman. Use economic analysis to describe how this impacts on profits (Hint: what type of market structure does Harvey Norman operate in?).
8b. If consumer confidence is rising, then use economic analysis to describe how this impacts on the economy. Given the level and growth of sales of Harvey Norman what is the more likely scenario.
8c. Thinking about the zero level of investment in new Harvey Norman stores and the lower/patchy sales growth. In what stage of the cycle would this happen. Why should we be careful using Harvey Normans sales growth as the only source of information to determine if Australia is in a period of slow growth? What information would be useful to verify this?
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