Here is an Exercise of a different kind.
The main goals of this website is to inspire critical thinking, creativity and problem solving.
Here is a little problem to solve.
A retail merchant has two stores selling handbags; the handbags are of similar designs and price.
All sales are recorded in a duplicate receipt book using carbon paper to produce the duplicate receipt for the store records.
A customer approached the owner of the store accusing the store salesman of being a thief.
An audit of the sales did not reveal any theft, the stock was correct and the prices on the receipts were correct.
After A closer inspection, the owner discovered that the salesman was stealing and dismissed the salesman.
Can you explain how the salesman was stealing and managed to cover it up?
He was stealing on the job.
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