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Dry goods

The interior of a dry goods store

Dry goods are products such as textiles, ready-to-wear clothing, and sundries. [1] In U.S. retailing, a dry goods store carries consumer goods that are distinct from those carried by hardware stores and grocery stores,[1] though "dry goods" as a term for textiles has been dated back to 1742 in England[1] or even a century earlier.[2] Dry goods can be carried by stores specializing only in those products (a type of specialty store), or may be carried by a general store or a department store.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b c Cole, George S. (1892). "Dry Goods". A Complete Dictionary of Dry Goods. Chicago: W. B. Conkey Company. 
  2. ^ Definition of "dry goods" from Merriam-Webster
  3. ^ "Retail middlemen of consumer goods". marketing-howto.com. 
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