retail outlet


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retail outlet

business premises or facilities for selling products to CONSUMERS. A retail outlet may take the form of a SHOP or STORE which buyers visit to make purchases, or it could be an AUTOMATIC VENDING MACHINE or kiosk located in a hotel or restaurant. Apart from ‘points of sale’ geographically located within easy reach of prospective customers, retail sales can be made by direct delivery or through the post to a buyer's home as, for example, in MAIL ORDER selling. See RETAILER, DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, EPOS.

retail outlet

a business premise or facility for selling products to CONSUMERS. A retail outlet may take the form of a SHOP or store that buyers visit to make purchases, or it could be an AUTOMATIC VENDING machine or kiosk located in a hotel or restaurant. Apart from ‘points of sale’ geographically located within easy reach of prospective customers, retail sales can be made by direct delivery or through the post to a buyer's home as, for example, in MAIL ORDER selling. See INTERNET. See RETAILER, DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, EPOS, CHAIN STORE, DEPARTMENT STORE, DISCOUNT STORE, DO-IT-YOURSELF, SPECIALIST SHOP, SUPERMARKET.
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