ENGLISH LANGUAGEDirections (1–5) :
Rearrange the following seven sentences/group of sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.
(A) These companies have long seen the US market as the scene of a battle for distribution, where they must secure placement for their products in the fastest growing retail channels just to maintain their share of a pie that’s not getting bigger.
(B) Companies can thus generate above–average growth in the United States by not only taking market share from competitors, but also making targeted investments in these specific product categories.
(C) Somewhat surprisingly, a number of cities in developed markets, including the United States and Western Europe, are growing as rapidly as those in emerging markets.
(D) Our analysis forecasts that between 2014 and 2025, certain product categories will grow at almost twice the rate of overall US consumer spending.
(E) But this no–growth, or, at best, low–growth, picture isn’t entirely accurate.
(F) Most CPG companies have had very low expectations for growth in the US market.
(G) Companies that ignore these cities could be missing out on opportunities, very close to home.