SECTION 1: Select one “big ticket” (a product that costs more than $500) consumer product and compare three different brands of that product. For example, you might select refrigerators and compare Maytag, Kenmore, and GE or automobiles and compare Nissan, Ford, or GM.
The product comparison will be graded on format & sources and using APA formatting. See the grading rubric for specific requirements.
Product quality indicators should include, but are not limited to:
- Overall Quality
- Life Expectancy
- Return Policy
SECTION 2: Determine which product would be the best choice and explain why. Remember cheaper is not always better.
Submit a 1-2-page summary listing the product you selected and the retail store or Internet sites you visited. Include a summary of your research findings. An example of how you report your findings is provided below:
Provide an introduction of the product and why you chose this product to conduct a comparison.
(The table below is an example of how findings can be reported.)
Clear explanation which product is the best choice and why it is the best choice.
Research resources used: __________________________________________
Please view and listen to the audio lecture related to the assignment.