Advertisement can be thought of "as the means of making known in order to buy or sell goods or services". Advertisement aims to increase people’s awareness and arouse interest. It tries to inform and to persuade. The media are all used to spread the message. The press offers a fairly cheap method, and magazines are used to reach special sections of the market. The cinema and commercial radio are useful for local market. Television, although more expensive, can be very effective. Public notices are fairly cheap and more permanent in their power of attraction. Other ways of increasing consumer interest are through exhibitions and trade fairs as well as direct mail advertisement.
There can be no doubt that the growth in advertisement is one of the most striking features of the Western World in this century. Many business such as those handling frozen foods, liquor, tabacco and medicines have been built up largely by advertisement.<
A. businessmen know well that advertisement could bring them more profits
B. advertisent could hardly convince people of the value of goods
C. business usually do not pay much for advertisement
D. advertisement usually cost business large amounts of money