market share

The percentage of total industry sales that a particular company controls. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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market share UK US noun [C or U] MARKETING, COMMERCE
the number of products or services that a company sells compared to the number that other companies sell: lose/gain/increase market share »

The company has increased its market share.

maintain/regain market share »

Our competitor is slashing prices right now in an attempt to regain market share.

boost/build/grow market share »

Our top strategic objective is to grow market share.

market share dropped/fell/rose »

Its US market share fell to 45% from 50%.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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