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- Competition in Durable Goods Markets: The Strategic Consequences of Leasing and Selling. Desai, Preyas S.; Purohit, Devavrat // Marketing Science;1999, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p42
Abstract In marketing durable goods, manufacturers use varying degrees of leasing and selling to consumers, e.g., cars, photocopiers, personal computers, airplanes, etc. The question that this raises is whether the distinction between leases and sales is simply one of price, or whether the...
- Strong data and profit taking burden prices. Patterson, Dean // Bond Buyer;09/26/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30239, p2
Focuses on the strong growth of the durable good orders and the residential real estate business in the United States for the week ended September 25, 1997. Total percentage of the increase in orders for electronics and other electrical equipment; Percentage of the increase in the sales of...
- The fast track will help get local business up to speed. Lane, Marc J. // Crain's Chicago Business;6/3/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 22, p11
Focuses on the changes in the local businesses of Chicago, Illinois. Accounts on the increase in the production of durable goods; Remarks on the benefit of the city from the political courage of congressional leaders; Prediction on the agreement to lower trade barriers.
- Durable and NonDurable Mfg. // U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Industrial Outlook;2015, p1
An industry report of the durable and nondurable manufacturing industry in the U.S. as of December 1, 2015 is presented from publisher IHS, with topics including market performance, the U.S economic performance and business forecast.
- Wholesale Inventories Rise 0.4%; Sales Jump 1.6% in April. Siegel, Gary // Bond Buyer;6/10/2015, Vol. 1 Issue 34323, p12
The article reports on the rise of wholesale inventories along with increase in wholesale sales in April 2015 as compared to March 2015 along with increases in durable goods inventories and nondurable goods inventories.
- Durable Goods Orders Increase 1.8% in May. // Bond Buyer;6/25/2009, Vol. 368 Issue 33138, p2
The article reports on the 1.8% increase of durable goods orders in the U.S. in four months period of 2009. It notes that orders for ex-military increased by 1.4%, primary metals increased by 0.2%, computers by 2.2%, machinery by 7.7%, among other orders increases. On the other hand, shipments...
- CYCLICALITY AND DURABILITY: EVIDENCE FROM U.S. CONSUMERS' EXPENDITURE. // Journal of Applied Economics;Nov1999, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p299
In this paper three hypotheses concerning the cyclicality of U.S. consumers' expenditure are proposed. These hypotheses are based upon the distinction between expenditure on durable and non-durable goods. It is argued that durability will lead to increased cyclical sensitivity and that this...
- Durable Goods Orders Decline 1.7% in February. // Bond Buyer;3/27/2008, Vol. 363 Issue 32844, p2
The article reports on the 1.7% decrease of durable goods order in the U.S. in February 2008. The decline is caused by a labor strike at a supplier of General Motors Corp. On the other hand, orders excluding transportation are down by 2.6% and ex-military orders posted a 1.6% loss. Other areas...
- German consumer demand on hold. // Market: Europe;Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p8
Presents the results of a survey of consumer demand in Germany in 2004, conducted by the British Broadcasting Corp. Increase in gross domestic product; Market prospects for 2005; Consumption in durable goods sector.