Big-Ticket Item

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Big-Ticket Item

An expensive retail good. A big ticket item may be regarded as a necessity for an individual or business. For example, a farm generally must purchase big ticket items like tractors. Big ticket items are ordinarily bought on credit, with the buyer making periodic payments.
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This solution capitalizes on consumers increasing reliance on the Internet to help them make complex purchase decisions on big ticket items like cars and trucks," said Paula Tompkins, ChannelNet's CEO and Founder.
SHOPPERS shied away from clothing, footwear and big ticket items in May as the squeeze on consumer spending continued to hit UK retail sales.
Individual officers and citizens can't fix these big ticket items.
It blames the war and warmer weather for putting customers off buying big ticket items like new winter coats.
Higher than anticipated fourth quarter profits in the corporate sector, increased consumer confidence, an up-surge in home sales and a pent up demand for big ticket items are all indicative of a healthier economy, and when the economy is strong, rates go up," says Bitton, who notes that increases were most evident in long-term interest rates.
Retailers across all categories will need to become more aware of the female shopper and her impact on the business, as women make the bulk of travel purchases, consumer electronics purchases and other big ticket items," Deane noted.
This can be a particularly important factor for retailers of big ticket items such as jewelry," said Vince Talbert, vice president of marketing for I4 Commerce.