Published on January 21, 2016
Discussion Question 1 • Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum • Post your response to the following: Megagrocer is a grocery chain that operates five stores. The stores are supplied with produce, meat, dairy, and dry goods by six separate vendors. In addition to the stores, Megagrocer maintains an ecommerce site through which customers can order and pay for groceries. The groceries are packed and delivered to customers from one of the five stores in a Megagrocer van by that store’s personnel. Think about the accounting information systems that Megagrocer might use. o What types of source documents might be collected by Megagrocer to be processed by its accounting information systems? o Why are those documents important? Discussion Question 2 • Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum • Post your response to the following: Choose a popular merchandise or service company. How might the company use accounting information systems? In what ways do these systems benefit the company? In what ways might the systems be challenging for the company?