Product/Service Distribution

You can choose a wide variety of methods to distribute your products and services. You'll probably end up with a variety of methods.

Direct distribution methods include your providing your products and services directly to your customer. Direct methods are, for example, direct mail, retail, catalogs, or even over the Internet.

Indirect methods include having a middleman. Indirect methods include, for example, using wholesalers and distributors, or retailers (the middleman is a large chain of retail stores, for example, Kmart).

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Choosing Distribution Methods
Choosing a distribution system or distribution agent
Ways of Making Product Distribution Effective

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