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ek' o nom' iks, the science of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services

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James Lewis Kraft
James Lewis Kraft
began buying and selling cheese in 1903 and by 1909 had established the foundations of what is now the second largest food and beverage company in the world. In 1916 he patented a process for pasteurizing cheese so that it would resist spoilage and could be shipped long distances.
 
SUBDIVISIONS
Accounting and Bookkeeping
Accounting and Bookkeeping
the organizing, maintaining, and auditing of financial records

Advertising
Advertising
the action of calling something to the attention of the public, especially by paid announcements

Agricultural Industries
Agricultural Industries

Banking
Banking
the business of receiving, lending, exchanging, and safeguarding money and, in some cases, issuing notes and transacting other financial business

Commerce: United States
Commerce: United States

Department Stores
Department Stores, Mail Order Businesses, Supermarkets, Covenience Stores

The Americas
Economic History and Conditions: The Americas

Asia
Economic History and Conditions: Asia

Economic History and Conditions: Europe
Economic History and Conditions: Europe

Foreign Exchange

History of Economics (General)

Industry
Industry (General)
the aggregate of manufacturing or technically productive enterprises

Investment
Investment
to put money to use in something offering profitable returns

Labor
Labor
productive activity, especially for economic gain

Manufacturing Industries
Manufacturing Industries

Mechanical Industries
Mechanical Industries

Mineral Industries
Mineral Industries

Miscellaneous Industries
Miscellaneous Industries

Public Finance

Revenue and Taxation
Revenue and Taxation

Shopping Centers and Malls
Shopping Centers and Malls

Transportation and Communication
Transportation and Communication
the business of conveying people, goods, etc.

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