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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Use a credit card for big-ticket items such as a computer or copier.
Some use it to save for big-ticket items like a TV or vacation, and many use it as 'mad money' or discretionary income - to buy lunch or household items," continued Gillin.
The majority of the region's big-ticket items, like safety improvements on the 710 Freeway, are stuck in a separate bill that won't emerge from political gridlock until 2005.
This is referred to as sourcing, which begins with a shopping list from a buyer who is in need of big-ticket items but doesn't mind if they are used goods.
Focus on products that attract the cost conscious Hispanic consumer such as generic versions of big-ticket items and entry-level products.
GLENDALE - Online sellers of big-ticket items in the Southland are being warned about a rise in the so-called ``Nigerian Scam,'' and police are telling sellers to be wary of offers that sound too good to be true.
Beyond e-commerce and shopping cart applications, Internap also powered some of the largest and most reliable sites for holiday product and pricing information, particularly for big-ticket items such as electronics and furniture.
The ``try before you buy'' concept in purchasing big-ticket items such as hot tubs and major home appliances is bubbling up as retailers invite shoppers to give their products a whirl before plunging into a purchase.
Many times something simple like consolidating multiple loans will increase your credit score enough to move into the next tier and receive an even better interest rate when purchasing big-ticket items like a car or house or even renting an apartment.
That includes minimum fines of $468, nearly $800 in penalties and $500 for alcohol-education classes, as well as expenses for vehicle towing and impoundment, victim restitution, driver's license reinstatement, and the two big-ticket items - as much as $7,300 in increased auto insurance premiums and roughly $2,500 in legal fees.
It's also a bonus for those who purchased certain big-ticket items -- such as an automobile, boat or home building supplies -- so track down those receipts and start crunching numbers.
At Sears, big-ticket items in fine jewelry and seasonal promotions, such as for snowblowers in colder climates, can be put on layaway.