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Retail Merchandising

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  1.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  
      
  2.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  
      
  3.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  
      
  4.When two retail organizations combine into one company, it is known as a(n)  
  a.   acquisition  
  b.   merger  
  c.   chain store  
  d.   homogenation  
      
  5.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  
      
  6.After a driver makes a delivery of merchandise to a store, he leaves a  
  a.   bill of lading  
  b.   delivery receipt  
  c.   tracking memo  
  d.   UVM  
      
  7.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  
      
  8.A drugstore that also sells health and beauty products and small appliances is considered  
  a.   a hard line store  
  b.   a soft line store  
  c.   a multi-line store  
  d.   a limited line store  
      
  9.Which of the following would be considered durable goods?  
  a.   winter coats  
  b.   washing machines  
  c.   hiking boots  
  d.   coffeemakers  
      
  10.When retailers demand that manufacturers make goods within certain guidelines, they are engaging in  
  a.   specification buying  
  b.   preretailing  
  c.   proxemics  
  d.   a retailing strategy  

 

 
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