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July 2015

Trade and Cash discounts

By |2017-01-17T11:20:51+02:00July 4th, 2015|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

Image credit seawaytrail.com Image credit seawaytrail.com ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Retail Trade: Trade and Cash discounts

Trade discount

  • a gross deduction from the gross invoice or catalog price
  • given by one trader to another
  • varies with the quantity and type of goods purchased and is deducted at the point of sale
  • usually the rate […]
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Discount stores, Voluntary Chains and Tied shops

By |2018-08-15T09:13:14+02:00July 4th, 2015|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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Discount Stores

  • a large-scale retail outlet found in and private sector
  • locate in busy shopping areas and out of city centres
  • sells household goods such as electrical appliances
  • operates from cheap […]
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Department Store

By |2017-01-17T11:20:56+02:00July 4th, 2015|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

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Department store

  • a multistory building with several shops under one roof
  • located in the city centre where land is more expensive
  • sells a wide range of goods in different ┬ádepartments
  • each department sells one line of goods
  • the buyer […]
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Hypermarket

By |2017-09-20T11:54:16+02:00July 4th, 2015|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Retail Trade: Hypermarket

Hypermarket

  • a large shop with a minimum selling space of 4500 square metres
  • situated on the outskirts of town where:
    1. land is cheap and plentiful
    2. there are good communication links such as roads
  • provides a car park
  • sells foodstuffs and household goods
  • sells gods at low prices( Small Profit Quick Returns […]
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Supermarkets

By |2017-01-17T11:20:57+02:00July 4th, 2015|Notes, O Level Commerce Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|

PicknPay supermaket. Picture by Source PicknPay supermarket. Picture by Source

  ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Retail Trade: Supermarkets

Supermarket

A large shop with a minimum floor area of 186 square meters, sells household goods and grocery on a cash and carry basis. They are mainly situated in busy areas like suburbs and […]

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