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What is the category of my product?


Identifying the product category is essential. In case you have no clue what category your product belongs to, this guide will hopefully help you find out.

Food & Beverages

Food and Beverage Services is a process of preparing, presenting and serving of food and beverages to the customers through restaurants, food stalls etc. It also includes all the companies involved in processing raw food materials, packaging, and distributing them. This includes fresh, prepared foods as well as packaged foods, and alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks or beverages.

Specialty retailing

specialty retail store is a retail store that focuses on specificĀ product categories, as opposed to retailers who sellĀ a large number of consumer goods categories. When you think of specialty retail, think of aĀ specializedĀ yoga-wear store like Lululemon rather than the big-box, everything-in-one store, Walmart.

Work, Home & Lifestyle

Work, home and lifestyle products can be anything used in these environments, e.g. daily office products, cutleries and storage boxes.

General retail

A company that sells a wide variety of goods to the public, with most likely a lot of competition.

Wholesale & Logistics

A supply chain is a network of businesses and activities that takes a product from raw material suppliers to end consumers. By definition, logistics refers to the processes of acquiring, transporting, and storing resources along the supply chain and logistics. A supply chain, which relies heavily on information technology, logistics and transportation, may involve numerous different businesses that comprise the various links along the supply chain, or a single company may oversee the majority of the supply chain and logistics for its products.