price-cutting

price-cutting ˈprice-ˌcutting noun [uncountable] COMMERCE
when sellers reduce prices, usually several times over a relatively short period of time:

• The drawback to price-cutting is that competitors are likely to cut prices too.

• The supermarket chain launched an aggressive price-cutting campaign.

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price-cutting UK US noun [U]
COMMERCE the act of reducing a price or prices: »

Despite aggressive price-cutting the company delivered better-than-expected earnings.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • price-cutting — priceˈ cutting noun Lowering of prices to secure custom • • • Main Entry: ↑price * * * price cutting UK US noun [uncountable] business the practice of reducing prices in order to sell more than other companies Thesaurus: setting, controlling and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • price cutting — (izg. prȁjs kȁting) m DEFINICIJA nuđenje nekog proizvoda po cijeni nižoj od uobičajene, snižavanje cijena ETIMOLOGIJA engl.: rezanje cijena …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • price cutting — noun cutting the price of merchandise to one lower than the usual or advertised price (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑price cut • Hypernyms: ↑cut * * * selling an article at a price under the usual or advertised price. Also, price cutting. [1895 1900] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • price cutting — selling an article at a price under the usual or advertised price. Also, price cutting. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • price cutting — / praɪs ˌkʌtɪŋ/ noun a sudden lowering of prices ▪▪▪ ‘…in today’s circumstances, price cutting is inevitable in an attempt to build up market share’ [Marketing Week] …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • price-cutting — price cut·ting (prīsʹkŭt ĭng) n. Reduction of retail prices to a level low enough to eliminate competition.   priceʹ cut ter n. * * * …   Universalium

  • price-cutting — /ˈpraɪs kʌtɪŋ/ (say pruys kuting) noun the act of selling an article at a price under the usual or advertised price …   Australian English dictionary

  • price-cutting — noun see price cutter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • price-cutting — UK / US noun [uncountable] business the practice of reducing prices in order to sell more than other companies …   English dictionary

  • price cutting — / praɪs ˌkʌtɪŋ/ noun a sudden lowering of prices …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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