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    Contracts: UCC Article 2 and Grocery Inc

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    Scenario: Grocery, Inc., is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State, U.S.A. Grocery has stores throughout the United States. Grocery has written contracts with many different vendors to purchase the products they sell in their stores. Vendors range from individuals to international corporations. Tom Green works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeff Fresh, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Tom in the produce department.

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    1.) Does Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) apply to the contracts between Grocery and its vendors? Do common law contracts apply? Explain, in detail, why or why not. Compare and contrast common law contracts and UCC Article 2 contracts.

    2.) Discuss the different warranties that apply to Grocery's business. Explain your answer in detail.

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    1.) Does Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) apply to the contracts between Grocery and its vendors? Do common law contracts apply? Explain, in detail, why or why not. Your answer should compare and contrast common law contracts and UCC Article 2 contracts.

    The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 2 only applies to contracts FOR THE SALE OF GOODS (Mallor, 2003). Mallor goes on to define goods as items that are tangible, movable, or personal property" (2003, p. 228), but does not apply to service contracts. Contracts established for the SALE OF SERVICES OR INTANGIBLES are governed by the common law of contracts while the SALE OF TANGIBLE GOODS is covered by the UCC. So, the set of laws that apply now depends on the nature of the ...

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