Consumer's goods
Consumer's goods Con*sum"er's goods (Polit. Econ.) Economic goods that directly satisfy human wants or desires, such as food, clothes, pictures, etc.; -- called also {consumption goods}, or {goods of the first order}, and opposed to {producer's goods}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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