Consumer products refer to a broad array of manufactured goods. Common characteristics include: goods purchased primarily for personal, family and/or household purposes. Purchaser is usually an individual who consumes or uses the good in its entirety. While channels of distribution vary, products are typically purchased through traditional consumer retail suppliers (e.g. retail stores, Business to Consumer, electronic commerce distributors, home shopping networks etc.). Finished goods that meet the specific needs of individuals and dozens of industries (subsectors) found in NAICS 31-33 Manufacturing such as apparel, textiles, personal care products and furniture are included in this sector.
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