The Distribution of Goods and Services
Dollars and Sense: A Guide to Financial Literacy
This insightful book explores the details of the supply chain, specifically the distribution of goods and services. From the origin of goods and services, as raw materials or laborers, to their final use by consumers, the path of distribution is described in straightforward language. Students learn about the four main marketing channels, merchant and functional middlemen, direct sales, retailing, wholesaling, transportation and business logistics, the marketing of products to consumers, and online shopping and delivery. The narrative also includes information about outsourcing and online marketing.
* Reviews *Series Review: Dollars and Sense: A Guide to Financial Literacy
"In today's economic climate it is important that our students improve their financial acumen. This series is a good place to begin, each book covers a different aspect of financial literacy, and in a clear, concise manner explains what the concept is, how it effects us, and provides a good foundation for understanding the world of finance. ... The illustrations are helpful and sidebars provide further insight and understanding."
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