Retail Channels: Definition, Types & Examples


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The supply chain begins with _____ and ends with finished goods being sold to consumers.

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1. The terms network marketing and multi-level marketing are part of which selling model?

2. What kind of sales channel uses vending machines to dispense products directly to customers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this brief multiple-choice quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of different types of retail channels. You should know how retailers like Amazon, Ross, and T.J. Maxx are classified.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • The beginning of the supply chain
  • Which selling model involves network marketing and multi-level marketing
  • The sales channel that uses vending machines
  • How Amazon is classified as a retailer
  • The classification of Ross and T.J. Maxx

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how the supply chain begins and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between a specific sales channel and vending machines
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about different types of retail channels

Additional Learning

Keep studying this topic with the lesson titled Retail Channels: Definition, Types & Examples. Below are just a few examples of what you can expect to find in this lesson:

  • An overview of various retail channels
  • How catalogs are advantageous
  • The category for products like Tupperware or Princess House