Participants assume the role of an Administrative Assistant in the Marketing Department of Somersby Books Ltd, a mediumsized publishers. Having been with the company for 6 months, and keen to make their mark, the Participant is producing a sales analysis for the Marketing Manager in time for the forthcoming product catalogue meeting. The Participant is required to analyse data and make a recommendation as to which titles to exclude from the catalogue and which alternative titles to incorporate.
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This exercise has been designed based on Industry Sectors - Manufacturing/Production/Warehousing/Publishing and Business Functions - Sales, Marketing.
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