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MKT 310 Week 4 Quiz 3, Chapter 5 And 6

1) A retailer can become a ________ through low prices, specialized products, a large selection, and superb customer service.

2) An advantage to a retailer’s reaching destination retailer status is its ability to ________.

3) According to the wheel of retailing theory, retail innovators first appear as ________.

4) According to the wheel of retailing theory, as retail innovators mature, they ________.

5) The wheel of retailing suggests that ________.

6) In scrambled merchandising, a retailer ________.

7) An important advantage of scrambled merchandising to consumers is ________.

8) In the long-run, scrambled merchandising is ________ in nature.

9) Which theory asserts that retail institutions pass identifiable stages ranging from innovation to decline?

10) In which stage of the retail life cycle theory does a company alter at least one element of the strategy mix from that of its traditional competitors?

11) Progressive firms expand their geographic bases of operations and newer companies enter the marketplace at which retail life cycle stage?

12) The retail life cycle stage characterized by market saturation is ________.

13) Through ________, retailers seek to jointly maximize resources, enlarge their customer base, and improve productivity and bargaining power.

14) A merger benefits the affected retailers through ________.

15) A retailer can reduce dependency on its core operations through ________.

16) Retailers reduce both initial investments and ongoing costs through ________.

17) The use of standardized store layouts, second-use locations, and buying refurbished equipment are characteristics of ________.

18) Sales of fill-in merchandise are particularly important to which food-oriented retailer?

19) A departmentalized self-service food store with minimum annual sales of $2 million is a ________.

20) Which retail institution is not included in the traditional definition of a supermarket?

21) The average gross margins (selling prices less merchandising costs) for conventional supermarkets have averaged about what percent of sales?

22) A combination store combines ________ into one facility.

23) A huge form of combination store is a ________.

24) Which food-based retail institution depends on aggressively priced private-label or controlled brands and cut-case displays?

25) A central aspect of the retail strategy of warehouse stores is ________.

26) A retailer that concentrates on selling one goods or service line is a ________ store.

27) A category killer store is ________.

28) Which retail institution has separate units responsible for buying, promotion, customer service, and control?

29) Which retail institution has the most selection of any general merchandise retailer?

30) Two types of retail institutions satisfy the Bureau of Census definition of a department store: the traditional department store and the ________.

31) Dollar discount stores and closeout chains are successful spinoffs of the ________.

32) Which retail institution purchases brand-name merchandise on an opportunistic basis?

33) A significant factor in the growth of factory outlets is the ________.

34) Which institution sells goods to both final consumers and retailers?

35) The use of nontraditional sites is generally associated with which retail institution?

36) A destination retailer ________.

37) A destination retailer can be differentiated from other retailers on the basis of its ________.

38) A destination retailer is characterized by ________.

39) According to the wheel of retailing theory, retail innovators have what major advantage over traditional retailers?

40) According to the wheel of retailing theory, which pricing strategy is used by a retailer during the innovation phase?

41) According to the wheel of retailing, retail institutions become vulnerable when ________.

42) Which retail institutions best fit the innovator stage of the wheel of retailing theory?

43) The beginning stage of the wheel of retailing theory (when low-price institutions first appear) corresponds to which stage of the retail life cycle stage?

44) Scrambled merchandising is most similar to which retail institution format?

45) A pharmacy (due to increased competition from a neighboring supermarket) has now added an exclusive line of cosmetics, and has expanded its line of greeting cards and gift wrapping items. This strategy illustrates ________.

46) The evolution of the conventional supermarket into a combination store, food-based superstore, and supercenter can be explained by which retail concept?

47) Which food-based retail institutions best fit the scrambled merchandising concept?

48) A retailer that believes that a retail life cycle resembles a fad should use ________.

49) The retail life cycle stage corresponding to an innovative retailer’s first becoming vulnerable to a new retailer with a lower cost structure is ________.

50) A retailer should limit its investment in essential expenditures during which stage of the retail life cycle?

Were the Populist and pro-silver movements of the 1880s and 1890s essentially backward-looking protests by a passing rural America

Were the Populist and pro-silver movements of the 1880s and 1890s essentially backward-looking protests by a passing rural America, or were they, despite their immediate political failure, genuine prophetic voices raising central critical questions about democracy and economic justice in the new corporate industrial America? 


History Question : The British Atlantic World 1660-1750

Answer History Qestions  the British Atlantic World 1660-1750, no limited words, small paragraph 5-7 sentences. 


1.What strategies did Charles II and James II employ to try to gain more centralized control over England’s American colonies? What did James hope to accomplish by creating the Dominion of New England?


2.How did the long era of imperial warfare beginning in 1689 affect the colonies, Native Americans, and relations between them?

3.What was the South Atlantic System, and how did it shape colonial society?


4.How did the institution of slavery develop, and why did it develop differently in the Chesapeake, the Carolina low country, and the West Indies?

How did Lakota Culture change over the 19th century?

How did Lakota Culture change over the 19th century? What effect did the white culture have on that culture through the century?

What was the traditional Lakota manner of fighting, and what values did it highlight? Why did this style of warfare not work against white troops, what lessons does Utley think Sitting Bull should have learned from this?

Describe Sitting Bull’s three “personalities”. Discuss the stance he took on whites, and compare it to Red Cloud. Which one did you think was right, why?

What were the principal interests of the US government with the Sioux territory? How did America generally react to Sitting Bull’s resistance? How did the US government deal with him, and what eventually breaks his resistance?

What is the significance of the Ghost Dance religion, and the death of Sitting Bull? What do you think of Utley’s opinion that Sitting Bull lost because of cause beyond his control?


Question History: Creatin A Repulican Culture, 1790-1820

Question History: Creatin a Repulican  Culture, 1790-1820

 small paragraph 5-9 sentences except last question 10-15 sentences.

1. How important were the regional differences in the social aspects of republicanism, given the national scope of other republican-inspired developments such as state mercantilism and religious revivalism?


2. Trace the relationship between America’s republican culture and the surge of evangelism called the Second Great Awakening. In what ways are the goals of the two movements similar? How are they different?


3.In what ways did women’s private and public lives change during the years between 1790 and 1820, and what were the motive forces behind those changes?

One Paragraph Writing Assignment On Music Appreciation

Explain the move from the single-melody chant to multiple melodies sung or played at the same time (polyphony). Describe the stages of this development. Do you think that some radical monk started this movement? Explain why you think this move to polyphony was such a giant step in music history. Your opinion is valuable. Paraphrase the process and refer to the listening examples to help make your points.


What is the Distinction Thomas paine is making between nations and courts?

What is the Distinction Thomas paine is making between nations and courts?


What does riis call “the element God meant to be free, but man deals out with such niggardly hand.”

What does riis call “the element God meant to be free, but man deals out with such niggardly hand.” Explain your answer


How Did Rasputin Gain Such A Strong Influence Over The Czarina?

How did Rasputin gain such a strong influence over the czarina? What was his effect on the process of policy making within Russian government? What qualities do you think Rasputin had that made him a powerful character in Russia?


What was Rasputin’s role in the coming of the Russian Revolution?


Discuss the validity of the following statement:

“For the first time in history, a revolution is being engineered not from below but from above, not by people against their government, but by the government against the welfare of the people.”

How does this statement reflect the course of events that took place in the life of the czar?


What caused the Russian people to revolt against the czar in March 1917?


Discuss the reasons Lenin had for killing the Romanov family. Do you think he was right in ordering their death?


How did Lenin obtain the power base he needed to overthrow the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky? Why do you think Lenin received support from the Russian citizens? What methods did he use?


Describe the results of the Bolshevik ascension to power as the Kerensky government fell in November of 1917.


Why do you think Lenin felt it was important to hide the truth about the murder of the czar and his family?

“What is Family Resource Management and why is it important to today’s American family?”

“What is Family Resource Management and why is it important to today’s American family?”


Goldsmith, E. B., & GOLDSMITH, E. B. (2003). Resource Management. In J. J. Ponzetti Jr. (Ed.), International encyclopedia of marriage and family (2nd ed.). Farmington, MI: Gale. Retrieved from 

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