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Retail Merchandising

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  1.The window display designers at Saks Fifth Avenue often create fanciful scenes, so they want to block them off from the rest of the store. They use  
  a.   full backgrounds  
  b.   partial backgrounds  
  c.   open backgrounds  
  d.   tangible backgrounds  
      
  2.The Good Guys sells appliances such as refrigerators, but they do not keep a stock of refrigerators in the store. One of each model of refrigerator is displayed in the store. The rest are stored offsite and are called  
  a.   warehouse reserve stock  
  b.   reserve stock  
  c.   forward reserve stock  
  d.   warehouse club stock  
      
  3.FIFO stands for  
  a.   fall in/fall out; a description of the fashion cycle  
  b.   first in-first out; a stock rotation system  
  c.   fly in-fly out; a description of fads  
  d.   first in-first owner; a stock ownership system  
      
  4.When Cheryl closed her register for the day, the audit tape showed that there should be $487.29 in her drawer. In fact there was $476.29 in the drawer. This discrepancy is referred to as a(n)  
  a.   overerr  
  b.   undererr  
  c.   point-of-sale error  
  d.   audit error  
      
  5.An audit tape is  
  a.   a record made by an internal auditor of sales for each cash register in a store  
  b.   a record of total sales for a single day for an entire store  
  c.   a record kept by a cash register of all transactions entered in that register  
  d.   a record kept by point-of-purchase terminal of all sku numbers for all products purchased at that terminal  
      
  6.Bread, milk, eggs, and paper towels are examples of  
  a.   soft line products  
  b.   emergency products  
  c.   staples  
  d.   homogenous products  
      
  7.Women’s rings are often marked with price tags known as  
  a.   ringseal tickets  
  b.   pin tickets  
  c.   gummed tickets  
  d.   button tickets  
      
  8.Iver’s department store has several very large stores in shopping malls, smaller stores in small cities, and a very small store aboard a cruise ship that sells only cruise-related merchandise. This tiny store is considered a(n)  
  a.   anchor store  
  b.   branch store  
  c.   twig store  
  d.   leaf store  
      
  9.Margaret’s Gifts offers free gift wrap for customers. This free service is considered a  
  a.   convenience product  
  b.   retailing method  
  c.   retail strategy  
  d.   supportive service  
      
  10.Wanda’s World of Wands sells magic wands of all kinds from all over the worlWanda’s would be considered a  
  a.   variety store  
  b.   branch store  
  c.   twig store  
  d.   specialty store  

 

 
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