Does supermarket count as retail?


Yeah, if they are not called “Cash and Carry”.


The supermarkets have various passage ways designed in the shop for reaching out for several product sections, they have labeled each section at the store for the customer’s convenience.

Supermarkets have expand their product section and now they also have children toys or dressing section and appliances for the house.

If we look back 70 years from now, if you have ever went for doing grocery in those years, the corner store that was known as a retail shop because they would be selling the products to the people.

This won’t be that unlike comparatively to the supermarket as they also sale their products straight to the people and therefore you wouldn’t need any card of “cash and carry”.

Furthermore various ways are that those supermarkets who has a section of electronics products for example hair straightener, coffee maker and sandwich maker in UK, also these are the valued added tax (VAT) therefore they are known for retail stores as they bring (VAT) in the store.

The main query occurs as the usual “corner store” or the “newsagent” are greatly affected due to the opening of the supermarkets because usually supermarkets have all the essential items which are needed by the customers and it benefits the customers and is more continent for them as shopping becomes less time consuming for them as they wouldn’t have to go to various shops to collect the products.

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Also that the grocery stores have now opened their online websites where you can order the grocery online and get it delivered at your house has led many private retailers to get their work get slowed or closed also the hyper stores are mostly working for 24 hours each day.

Hence most probably the Supermarkets and hyper stores demands more VAT than that of a retail shop would.

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