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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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Vending Machines

These machines sell goods like tea, hot and cold soft drinks, coffee, cigarettes, sweets, chocolates, stamps etc to consumers. A customer has to slot in the correct amount of money and then press a button indicating the product he wants the machine to release. The machine always indicate when they are empty, showing that they have finished the products in them.

Kiosks

This is a small store located in front of residential or commercial or industrial areas where petty goods like bread, sweet and biscuit are sold. They display these items inside the kiosk or containers erected by the side of the road or foot path. Very little capital is required to operate this business.

Small Stores

Small stores are located in front of residential houses of the retailers. They sell in much more smaller quantity and handle mostly small unit of convenience goods. They are mainly sole proprietors. It requires small capital to set up small stores.

Evaluation Questions

1. List and explain five types of small scale retail trade

2. State two advantages and three disadvantages of hawking

3. Differentiate between a mobile shop and a roadside trader

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