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Retail Merchandising

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  1.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  
      
  2.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  
      
  3.Clothing, curtains, and bedding are all examples of  
  a.   durable goods  
  b.   textile merchandise  
  c.   convenience items  
  d.   shopping items  
      
  4.Retail merchandise is often marked with a bar code, also known as the  
  a.   sku  
  b.   UPC  
  c.   UVM  
  d.   UPN  
      
  5.A department store that only sells clothing and accessories can be described as  
  a.   a full-line store  
  b.   a hard-line store  
  c.   a multi-line store  
  d.   a limited-line store  
      
  6.At some large chain stores, buyers at a central location purchase goods for all the stores. This central office is called a  
  a.   resident buying office  
  b.   buying office  
  c.   cooperative  
  d.   dollar control office  
      
  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.A product that rose to popularity, but is going out of fashion is at the end of the  
  a.   life cycle  
  b.   product/service mix  
  c.   fashion cycle  
  d.   patronage cycle  
      
  9.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  
      
  10.Shopping malls depend on large department stores to bring in lots of traffiThese departments stores are referred to as  
  a.   branch stores  
  b.   anchors  
  c.   cooperatives  
  d.   hard line stores  

 

 
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