Ten Distribution Myths

Pearson, Michael M.
May 1981
Business Horizons;May/Jun81, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p17
Academic Journal
Presents several assumptions on the distribution system in business enterprises. Involvement of the physical product movement in the distribution channel; Important dimensions of the distribution system; Classifications of the consumer goods.


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