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Goods not used in production but bought for personal or household use such as food, clothing, and entertainment.
Goods intended to be used by themselves, rather than as part of the production of another good. The most common consumer goods are food and clothing. Most of the time, consumer goods are sold by retailers
, as opposed to wholesalers
consumer goods any products, such as washing machines, beer, toys, that are purchased by consumers as opposed to businesses. Compare CAPITAL GOODS, PRODUCER GOODS.