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Description: If you’re heading down to a Rogers store to look for a new phone, you might just find the door remains locked until you provide proof of identity. Rogers says the policy, which will apply to only some of it stores, is intended to prevent theft and fraud. That’s a bit of a problem for surprised customers like Oriol Ramirez who, when trying to replace a stolen phone, had to return home to pick up his ID before gaining admittance to a Rogers store.

Date: September 8, 2022



Discussion points:

1) Have you ever had to show ID to be allowed entry to a store?

2) What do you think of this policy from Rogers? What are the benefits and what are the costs to consider?

3) Page 9-26 of Wiley’s Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision-Making discusses accounting for research and development costs (R&D). How much does Rogers usually spend on R&D each year?

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