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ZIMSEC O Level Commerce Notes: Retail Trade: Send a Basket.

Send a basket

  • the service is offered by cash and carry wholesalers with many branches throughout the country
  • used when a sender wants to purchase for someone located in in another area
  • the service is provided for the buying of grocery only
  • sender visits the nearest branch and fills in a form
  • sender provides an answer to the test question which the recipient will be asked
  • recipient should be residing near one of the branches
  • sender pays for the goods at the nearest branch
  • sender informs the recipient of the value of the goods to be bought
  • sender discloses the answer to the test question the wholesaler will ask the recipient to the┬árecipient
  • recipient branch is contacted by the sender’s branch
  • recipient’s branch asks the recipient the test question
  • The recipient’s answer must match the one provided by the sender on the form
  • if the answer provided by the recipient is incorrect no purchasing takes place
  • If the answer matches the recipient is afforded the opportunity to buy goods of the value paid for by the sender.


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