convenience goods

plural noun

Definition of convenience goods

: articles that are purchased frequently for immediate use in readily accessible stores and with a minimum of effort (as tobacco, magazines, gum, or candy) contrasted with shopping goods

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“Convenience goods.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/convenience%20goods. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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