GMAT Question of the Day

November 27, 2014



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Today's Practice GMAT Question:

Many retailers struggle in their first year, but financial data collected by government auditors suggest that early struggles for urban retailers are more likely to result in failure than are those for suburban retailers.
(A) are those for suburban retailers
(B) what suburban retailers experience
(C) suburban retailers are
(D) suburban retailers' early struggles do
(E) early struggles of suburban retailers


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