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Retail Merchandising

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  1.The electronic machine at a checkout station that reads product tags and feeds information directly into a central computer is known as a  
  a.   point-of-sale terminal  
  b.   UVM reader  
  c.   unit controller  
  d.   UPC reader  
      
  2.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  
      
  3.Many stores attach small devices to goods that will set off an alarm if they leave the store. These devices are known as  
  a.   shoplifting detection wafers  
  b.   thief catchers  
  c.   bait wafers  
  d.   ringseal tickets  
      
  4.Margaretís 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  
      
  5.Clothing, curtains, and bedding are all examples of  
  a.   durable goods  
  b.   textile merchandise  
  c.   convenience items  
  d.   shopping items  
      
  6.If a store keeps all its inventory on the selling floor, all of its stock can be referred to as  
  a.   reserve stock  
  b.   under-the-counter stock  
  c.   forward stock  
  d.   impulse stock  
      
  7.The jewelry counter is often considered a profit center for a department store. This means  
  a.   it attracts a lot of traffic into the store  
  b.   it earns money for the store  
  c.   it requires few salespeople to run the counter  
  d.   all of the above  
      
  8.If a store carries both hard line and soft line products, the store would probably sell  
  a.   tools and tires  
  b.   clothing and jewelry  
  c.   camping equipment and sleeping bags  
  d.   all of the above  
      
  9.A retail store that advertises low prices and offers few or no services, and at which any member of the public can shop can be categorized as a  
  a.   variety store  
  b.   specialty store  
  c.   discount store  
  d.   warehouse store  
      
  10.Kylie is trying to choose between two clothes dryers. One has extra capacity and promises to prevent clothes from wrinkling. The other has fewer features and is much less expensive. The dryers would be considered  
  a.   heterogenous products  
  b.   homogenous products  
  c.   nondurable products  
  d.   convenience products  

 

 
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