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There are many different kinds of stores, especially with the advent of online shopping. Whether you go to a department store, a retail store or a marketplace, the term “retail" means to sell in small quantities. The first supermarket opened in America in the 1920's and was the first time a store offered self-service, or products that customers could browse without help.

  1. 1. What did the first supermarket offer?
    1. a. Low prices
    2. b. Great selection
    3. c. Self-service
  2. 2. When did the first supermarket open?
    1. a. 1920's
    2. b. 1930's
    3. c. 1950's
  3. 3. What does "retail" mean?
    1. a. Sell in a building
    2. b. Sell online
    3. c. Sell in small quantities