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A set of business activities that adds value to the products and services sold to consumers for their personal and family use. Retailing
The process that uses product, price, promotion, and distribution to address customer needs effectively and to turn a profit. Marketing
A social movement advocating fair interaction between people and merchants. Consumerism
Suppliers sell through as many retailers as possible. Intensive-Distribution
Two or more companies pooling resources in order to be one larger company. Mergers
Retail businesses that focus on specific product categories. Specialty Stores
A retail store that sells products at prices that are lower than they typical market value. Discount Store
A type of photo that doesn't promote a specific product, but rather the overall image or brand of the company. Lifestyle
Companies that do business only in their home countries. Domestic Retailers
Selling rights of brand to manufacturers, company typically receives a royalty. Licensing
An expansion with a compatible company in a host country; there are shared risks and profits. Joint Venture
They have a shifted emphasis from producing textiles and apparel to consuming them. Developed Countries
A city with 50,000 or more inhabitants, or an urbanized area of over 100,000 MSA
A secondary line of merchandise created by a high-end fashion house or brand. Diffusion
Creation of an independent company through sale or distribution of new shares Spin-off
For this type of retailer production processes are expedited in order to get new trends in the store as quickly and cheaply as they can. Fast Fashion
One party grants another the right to use their trademark or trade-name. Franchisers
These shoppers spend the least per trip but the most annually. Shoptimizers
A consumers degree of awareness about a brand and its image. Brand Equity
Searching a database for pertinent information that can be used to target future offers to customers. Data Mining
The physical presence of a business or organization in a building or structure. Brick And Mortar
A reduction in the international exchange value of currency. Devaluation
A period where there is less money in the economy than there was previously. Recession
The number of times per year that a retailer sells its inventory. Inventory Turnover
The "make it or break it" season for retailers. Holiday Season

Accounting Terms: Back to Basics Crossword

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describes the sources and uses of cash for a reporting period Statement of cash flows
charge for using money until repaid at a future date Interest
security that represents ownership in a corporation; holders exercise control by electing a board of directors and voting on corporate policy Common stock
amount by which a company's value exceeds the value of its individual assets and liabilities Goodwill
class of ownership in a corporation that has a higher claim on its assets and earnings than common stock Preferred stock
net sales minus cost of goods sold Gross profit
record within an accounting system where increases and decreases in a specific asset, liability, equity, revenue, or expense are entered and stored Account
process of allocating the cost of an intangible asset to expense over its estimated useful life Amortization
an entry that increases asset and expense accounts, and decreases liability, equity ad revenue accounts Debit
income statement, balance sheet, statement of changes in owner’s equity, and statement of cash flows Financial statements
customers and other individuals and organizations who owe a company Debtors
journal entry at the end of an accounting period to bring an asset or liability account to its proper amount and update the related expense or revenue account Adjusting entry
total cost of an asset less its accumulated depreciation Book value
an asset created by selling products or services on credit Accounts receivable
method to assign cost to inventory that assumes items are sold in the order acquired FIFO
entity created by law and separate from its owners Corporation
inflows of assets in exchange for products and services provided to customers as part of a company’s operations Revenues
length of time an asset will be productively used in the operations of a business Useful life
occurs when expenses exceed revenues Net loss
merchandise a company owns and expects to sell in its normal operations Inventory
estimate of amount to be recovered at the end of an asset's useful life Salvage value
expense created by allocating the cost of plant and equipment to periods in which they are used; represents the expense of using an asset Depreciation
resources owned or controlled by a company that provide expected future benefits to the company Assets
a liability created by buying products or services on credit Account payable
obligations due to be paid or settled within the longer of one year of the operating cycle Current liabilities
equals a corporation’s accumulated net income (loss) for all prior periods that has not been distributed to shareholders Retained earnings

MARKETING AND RETAIL VOCABULARY WORDS Crossword

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What it costs your store to purchase from a supplier. cost
Setting prices based on cost. Usually prices are set as a multiple of cost, such as 1.2 times the cost. Costorientedpricing
Setting prices based on what customer is willing to pay for. DemandorientedPricing
Setting prices based on competitor's prices. Setting prices lower than a competitor will generally draw more customers to your store. CompetitionorientedPricing
Method used to deliver advertising messages to the public, such as TV or radio. media
A series of questions asked to a selected group of people. survey
Person who collects money from customers in a retail establishment. Cashier
Person who replenishes shelves in a store. stocker
The exterior of a store generally facing the street including signage and windows. storefront
A period of prolonged recession. Depression
A period of rising prices Inflation
The difference between what consumers want and need and what the available resources are. Scarcity
A program that allows workers to choose their work hours. flextime
The process of selling over the telephone. Telemarketing
Tangible items of monetary value that satisfy needs and wants. goods
The revenue of your store minus all expenses over some period of time. Profit
The total amount of goods a business has. These may be in a backroom or out on the sales floor. Sometimes referred to as stock. Inventory
The number of people who will see or hear an advertisement. reach
The percentage of the loan amount that you must pay in interest each year (example 9% per year). Interest Rate
The Steps taken to collect marketing information required to make intelligent business decisions. Market Research
Payments to employees based on hours or days worked. wages
A group of similar people with the same type of product needs or wants who may potentially buy a certain good or service. Market
Opinion of customers about a particular aspect of a business, such as a customer service. CustomerSatisfaction
A list of information about a target market, such as age, income level, ethnicity, occupation, attitudes, lifestyle, and geographic residence. Customer Profile
The four basic marketing strategies, called the four Ps: product, place, price, and promotion. Marketing Mix
The projection of probable future sales in units or dollars. Sales Forecasts
Statistics that describe a population in terms of personal characteristics such as age, gender, income, marital status, ethnicity, education, and occupation. Demographics
Commercial exchange between nations that is conducted on free market principles, without tariffs, import quotas, or other restrictive regulations. free trade
The process of letting another company use a trademark, patent, special formula, company name, or some other intellectual property for a fee or royalty. Licensing
The process of selling the same product and using the same promotion methods in all countries. Globalization
A brand name, brand mark, trade name, trade character, or a combination of these elements that is given legal protection by the federal government. Trademark
The struggle between companies to attract new customers, keep existing ones, and take away customers from other companies. Competition
The sale price of a product; the assumption is that consumers will buy the product with the lowest price. Price competition

Marketing Crossword Puzzle

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activity that supports or provides active encouragement for the furtherance of a cause, venture, or aim. Promotion
Activity that supports or provided active encouragement for the furtherance of a cause, venture, or aim. Promotional Mix
websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. Social Media
A press release, news release, media release, press statement or video release is a written or recorded communication directed at members of the news media for the purpose of announcing something ostensibly newsworthy News Release
A pull strategy is where interest for a specific product or service is created within a target audience that then demands the product from channel partners. Pull Policy
Actions intended to convince individuals to purchase a good or service. Consumer Promotions
a thing that motivates or encourages one to do something. Incentives
a small open-fronted hut or cubicle from which newspapers, refreshments, tickets, etc., are sold. Kiosks
In marketing, promotion refers to any type of marketing communication used to inform or persuade target audiences of the relative merits of a product, service, brand or issue. Product Promotion
the activity or profession of producing advertisements for commercial products or services. Advertising
Sales promotion is one level or type of marketing aimed either at the consumer or at the distribution channel (in the form of sales-incentives). Sales Promotion
the notice or attention given to someone or something by the media Publicity
a voucher entitling the holder to a discount for a particular product. Coupons
pertaining to or designating a sale in which the buyer in order to get the item desired must also purchase one or more other, usually undesired, items Promotional Tie-Ins
A marketing approach that demonstrates the goodwill of an organization or individual in order to boost its public relations appeal. Institutional Promotion
the business of selling products or services directly to the public, e.g., by mail order or telephone selling, rather than through retailers. Direct Marketing
the professional maintenance of a favorable public image by a company or other organization or a famous person. Public Relations
A marketing policy aimed at distribution centers to encourage their promotion of a product or services to their customers. Push Policy
marketing activities that are executed in retail between these two partners. Trade Promotions
an amount to be paid for an insurance policy. Premiums
a structured and long-term marketing effort which provides incentives to repeat customers who demonstrate loyal buying behavior. Loyalty Marketing Program
focuses on touting the benefits, ideas, or philosophies of your business, or its entire industry, to enhance or repair its reputation rather than selling a product or service. Institutional Advertising
treated as singular or plural Means of mass communication in the form of printed publications, such as newspapers and magazines. Print Media
the most expedient means to transmit information immediately to the widest possible audience Broadcast Media
a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style. Blogs
method of placing online advertisements on web pages that show results from search engine queries Banner and Search Engine Ads
The rate at which something occurs or is repeated over a particular period of time or in a given sample. Frequency
an activity or series of activities that boost the sales of a product or service, usually in the short-term. Promotional Advertising
an Internet advertising term for a Web page ad that uses advanced technology Rich-Media

Globalization Crossword

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strategy in which firm allows foreign country to produce its products for a fee licensing
selling products to another country exporting
arrangement whereby someone with a good idea for a business sells the right to use business name franchising
a system of trade between nations in which there are no special taxes placed on imports freetrade
a business entity created by two or more parties, generally characterized by shared ownership, shared returns and risks, and shared governance jointventure
long-term partnership between companies to help each company build competitive market advantages strategicalliance
simply the import and export of goods and services across international boundaries globaltrade
the value of one currency for the purpose of conversion to another exchangerate
the reduction or underestimation of the worth or importance of something devaluation
a schedule of duties imposed by a government on imported or in some countries exported goods tariff
belief in the benefits of profitable trading; commercialism mercantilism
obtain (goods or a service) from an outside or foreign supplier, especially in place of an internal source outsourcing
bringing goods or services into a country importing
the amount by which the cost of a country's imports exceeds the value of its exports tradedeficit
the amount by which the value of a country's exports exceeds the cost of its imports tradesurplus
an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country embargo
trade restriction that sets a physical limit on the quantity of a good that can be imported into a country in a given period of time importquota
the difference in value between a country's imports and exports balanceoftrade
the difference in total value between payments into and out of a country over a period balanceofpayments
an economic association (as of nations) formed to remove trade barriers among its members commonmarket

Marketing Vocabulary Crossword

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Someone who starts a business. Entrepreneur
The process of dealing with or controlling things or people. Management
The action or business of promoting and selling products or services,including market reasearch. Marketing
Obtain a financial advantage or benefit,especially from an investment. Profit
Caused by a change in the exchange rate. Loss vs. Gain
Advertise or promote. Market
People employed in an organization or engaged in an organized undertaking such as military service. Personnel
The activity or profession of production get advertisements for commercial products or services. Advertising
The action of raising someone to a higher position or rank or the fact of being so raised. Promotion
A complete list of items such as property,goods in stock,or contents of a building. Inventory
An estimate of income and expenditure for a set period of time. Budget
A person who purchases goods and services for personal use. Consumer
A person,company,or country that makes,gross,or supplies goods or commodities for sale. Producer
A person who gives financial or other support to a person. Patron
A person that'll charge a price somewhat higher than the customer payed to the producer. Whole Sale Price

Intro to Business Management Crossword

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Which leadership is considered the best? Democratic
A company who puts a group of people in charge. selfmanaged teams
Manager who gives employees the power to run things. delegating
Links all the steps in a process digitally. digitalworkflow
Sells products in stores via mail and online. multichannelretailer
To raise money you can sell what? stock
A business that gathers raw products in their natural state. producer
Divides a company into different departments. managementplan
A contractual agreement to sell a company's products or services. franchise
An organization owned and operated by its members. cooperative
Purchases goods from a wholesaler. retailer
Also known as a distributor, distributes goods. wholesaler
Changes raw materials into more finished products. Processors
A business owned by two or more people. partnership
The money left over. profit

Entrepreneurship Vocab Review Crossword

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Person who works for someone else employee
Person who provides a product or service for someone else for money entrepreneur
Process of running a business of one's own entrepreneurship
Things used to create products or services resources
Person who is a customer consumer
Business that makes the products it sells manufacturing
Money made from providing a good or service income
Costs for supplies used in business expenses
Result when income is greater than expenses profit
Amount added to the cost to determine selling price markup
Federal, state, or local government tax charged on goods sales
Creative problem-solving method that involves coming up with a large number of fresh ideas brainstorming
List of things to be discussed or done in a meeting agenda
Amount subtracted for the retail price to determine the selling price markdown
Making choices and satisfying the wants and needs of consumers economics
Occurs because people's wants and needs are unlimited while the resources needed to produce goods and services are limited scarcity
How much of a good or service a producer is willing and able to produce at different prices supply
Costs that must be paid no meter how much of a good or service is produced fixed
An individual's need or desire for a product or service at a given price demand
Value of the next best alternative opportunity cost
Costs that go up and down depending not he quantity of the good or serve produced variable
Products and services that are brought in from another country to be sold exports
Expenses that a business has every month operating
Financial statements based on estimates pro forma
Item of value owned by a business assets
One-time only expenses that are paid to open a business start up costs
Amount of sales that must be made to cover all of the costs of a business breakeven point

Economic Terms Crossword

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The way a society organizes to produce, distribute, and consume goods and services. Economic System
Tradition determines how a society is organized to produce, distribute, and consume goods/services. Traditional
Individuals make most of the major decisions about production and distribution of goods and services Market
A central authority makes most of the major decisions about production and distribution of goods and services Command
Economic decisions are made by individuals, businesses, and government. Mixed
The worth of a good or service that is determined by the total cost of economic resources that went in to producing and providing a good or service. Value and Price
The amount of a resource, good, or service sellers are willing to sell at possible prices. Supply
How much people want of a good or service at a certain price at a certain time. Demand
People have desires that can be satisfied with goods or services Economic Wants
Human, natural, and capital resources used to produce a good or service. Economic Resources
Wants are unlimited and resources are limited. Scarcity
Goods and services are produced in better quality, quantity, and speed when someones focuses on one particular task. Specialization
People, businesses, and nations depend on others to produce their goods. Interdependence
Any place that allows buyers and sellers to trade goods and services Marketplace
Something that is used to buy and sell goods or services. Currency

Business organizations Crossword

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Anything of value or belonging to you Assets
A formal contract to repay borrowed money Bond
An establishment formed to carry on commercial enterprise Business organization
A legal entity made up of shareholders Corporation
Refers to the entity responsible for the day to day operations of the business Decision-making
Corporate profits paid to shareholders Dividend
When the company is taxed on its profits then shareholders are taxed again on the dividends they earn from the company Double taxation
Makes decisions about CELL Entrepreneur
A semi independent business that pays fees to a parent company in exchange for the rights to sell a good or service Franchise
Combination of two or more firms in the same market with the same good or services Horizontal merger
Legally bound to pay debts Liability
The owners of the corporation cannot lose more than what they paid for their stock if the corporation fails Limited liability
The death of an owner ends the business and it must be reestablished in the new owners names Limited life
One partner is the general partner and the other is usually "silent" only providing money Limited partnership
Institution that functions as business but does not turn a profit Nonprofit organization
Everyone can compete in the market place Open opportunity
A business owned and managed by two or more people Partnership
Combines productive resources to make final goods or services Producer
A business owned and managed by a single person Sole proprietorship
Ownership in a corporation Stock
Products available in the marketplace Supply
Ones personal assets can be seized to pay business debts Unlimited liability
The combination of two or more firms involved in different stages of producing the same good or service Vertical merger

E-commerce Terms Crossword

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A virtual market or industry where goods are exchanged, bought, or sold through telecommunication technologies. Market Space
Business that include the transaction of buying or selling online (the internet). E-commerce
Applications or services that are enabled or accessible through mobile devices (wireless handheld devices). Mobile Commerce
A financial document that represents an investment in a stock (a publicly-traded corporation) or bond (a creditor relationship with a corporation). Security
The plan implemented by a company to generate revenue and make profit. Business Model
The idea or image of a specific product or service that consumers connect with- name, slogan, or design. Branding
is a type of commerce transaction that is based on the exchange of products and services from one business to another. B2B
business or transactions conducted directly between a company and consumers who are the end-users of its products or services. B2C
Any type of business or commercial activity on the internet; the application of information. E-business
It is a designated payment that is applicable by different methods of transaction such as credit card, PayPal, etc. Payment options