Your boss owns several businesses, including several coffee shops and bakeries in the Chicago area. He would like to start offering candy in his shops, especially for special occasions.
Your boss is looking for the following information (no Wikis).
Are there statistics and data on how much candy is sold every year in the United States?
Are there statistics and data on specific holidays or special occasions?
Is there any data for just Chicago?
Do the data and statistics show they are selling more or less each year?
Provide a comparison table of the top candy shops and what types of chocolate candy they offer.
How many other candy stores are there in the Chicago area?
What other research can you find?
Based on your research, what are your recommendations?
Write a well-researched business report based on the above criteria and your findings. Support your research and recommendations with graphics and visual media, including tables, charts, graphs, and so forth.
The business report must be formatted per APA guidelines.
All submissions must be double-spaced using Times New Roman, 12-point type.
Proper spelling, grammar, clarity of writing and style appropriate for a business proposal are expected and will be graded.
The fully completed paper should include the following.
Title page (include your name, date, title of your paper, name of the course)
Page header with running head and page numbers
Table of contents
Body of your paper should be a minimum 10 to 12 pages
Use of headings and subheadings to organize text
Applicable visual media
In-text citations and reference page