(A7.1) If you were an accountant for Pepsi, what specifically would be the relevant accounting research question with respect to choosing business-segment disclosures in view of its global competition with Coca-Cola?
(A7.2) What accounting standards must Pepsi consider when answering the question?
(A7.3) What must be known, estimated, and assumed to answer the research question?
(A7.4) What level of business-segment disclosure would you recommend to Pepsi given your research? Outline the basis of your recommendation.