Advantages and Disadvantages of Retail Outlets

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List the advantages of shopping in supermarkets
Convenient as everything in one place. Wide range available. Loyalty cards offer promotions and gain info about buying habbits making relevant offers. In store facilities. Self scanning. Promotions/vouchers. Online shopping
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List the disadvantages of supermarkets
Situated outside town centres not accessible by bus. Impulse buying. Short shelf life. Large carbon footprint and air miles. Little local produce. Price fixing. Too powerful over our shopping habbits
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List the advantages of the internet
Saves fuel and time. Previous purchases are recorded so quick to refer back to. Useful for families with young children. Avoids pushing a heavy trolley loading and unloading the car. offer vouchers if they are late delivering food. Carrierbags recycl
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List the disadvantages of the internet
Delivery charges. Most prefer to select the goods themselves. Sometimes products are unavailable which is only apparent upon delivery. Food with short shelf lives are chosen. Access to computer is essential
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List the advantages of specialist shops
Situated in town centres for convenience. Farm shops have facilities such as pic your own veg and cafes with childrens areas. Offer expert knowledge and personal service. Local produce. supports local business
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List the disadvantages of specialist shops
Have to visit a number of shops to get everything you need. In rural areas so need a car. Fewer specialist shops harder to access. More expensive. Usually not open for long hours and not open on sundays
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List the advantages of local markets
Fresh produce at reasonable prices. convenient for those that live in the countryside. Detailed info about produce available. Lower carbon footprint. Fairer deal for famer/producer as 'middle man' removed
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List the disadvantages of local markets
Only open on certain days for a few hours. Hard for people working long hours to access. During poor weather people dont visit markets
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List the advantages of organic box schemes
Fixed price for box of veg. Veg delivered to door. Organically produced no chemicals
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List the disadvantages of organic box schemes
Veg are seasonal and can only have what is available. Expensive. not always veg you like
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List the advantages of small corner shops
Very long opening hours convenient. 7 days a week. Useful for emergency items. Less likely to impulse buy
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List the disadvantages of small corner shops
Only stock limited food range. Expensive. Not situated in rural areas.
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