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Annual Retail Trade Report


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Sample Selection


16.  How was I selected for this report?

Your firm or EIN was chosen from a scientifically selected sample of businesses. Taking a sample is less costly than contacting every business in the country. Firms or EINs selected for the sample represent other similar businesses.

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17.  I'm a very small business. Why do you want information from me?

Taken together, small businesses have a real impact on the economy. Your firm or EIN was chosen from a scientifically selected sample of businesses and represents many other small businesses like yours.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | BHS Team |   Last Revised: March 31, 2016 16:46:24