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SS1: COMMERCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Introduction to Commerce | Week 1
    3 Topics
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    2 Quizzes
  2. E-Commerce | Week 2
    3 Topics
  3. The Barter System | Week 3
    1 Topic
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    1 Quiz
  4. Occupation | Week 4
    1 Topic
  5. Services | Week 5
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Production, Division of Labour, Specialization & Exchange I | Week 6
    3 Topics
  7. Production, Division of Labour, Specialization & Exchange II | Week 7
    2 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Retail Trade / Home Trade | Week 8
    5 Topics
  9. Small Scale Retailing | Week 9
    6 Topics
  10. Large Scale Retailing | Week 10
    9 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Definition of Mobile Shops

Mobile shops are retail shops that move from one place to another in motor vans or lorries. The shops deal with all types of goods and can reach consumers easily. These shops advertise their goods in various ways such as playing melodious music etc to attract the attention of people.

Advantages

1. Increase in sales 

2. Convenient shopping

3. Low prices

4. Stock variety of goods

Disadvantages

1. Irregular Supply of Goods: Goods are only available when the van comes around.

2. High Running Costs: The maintenance of the motor van is very high which includes funding, maintenance and repair, and salaries of the drivers and attendants.

3. The vehicle can break down on the road before getting to a particular target market.

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