Segmented Market

Segmented Market

A market in which there are impediments to the free flow of labor, capital, and information.

Segmented market

A market that is partially or wholly isolated from other markets by one or more market imperfections.

Segmented Market

A market that is isolated from other markets. Markets usually become segmented through government intervention; for example, a government can erect tariff barriers. However, a segmented market can occur because of distance, lack of available information, or other inefficiencies. A segmented market prevents the free flow of labor and capital. Economists dispute the extent if any to which segmented markets are harmful, though most agree that excessive segmentation is not desirable.
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It highlights the development trends, market capacity and the growth of each segmented market, so as to offer valuable references to investors when plotting relevant strategies.
Currently, IVD company revenues pale in comparison to those of the larger biopharmaceutical companies, but there are signs of steady growth in this highly segmented market.
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The report cites these factors as crucial to the success of new and emerging mobile software platforms in an increasingly segmented market, where customers are demanding a better user experience.
Leveraging our longstanding tradition as a trusted source of innovation, we believe that the new R&D Expo will deliver a comprehensive forum for an otherwise segmented market.
This has resulted in a segmented market that the traditional means of television broadcast does not adequately address.
Jon Underhill is a key driver of business growth, focused on developing vertically segmented Market Group Practices to optimize the value of our solution set to targeted markets.
When appropriate, UniWorld will work with WPP's existing marketing units, such as Mendoza Dillon and Asociados, a leading Hispanic agency, as well as the Market Segment Group, brand consultants specializing in multicultural and segmented markets.
Among which, it emphasizes on operation and competition status of hot markets in eight segmented markets faced by medical instrument industry in China.
Suppliers of alternative coating/plating technologies are facing highly segmented markets where chrome plating users are resistant to making large capital investments.
By leveraging their brands, or by addressing segmented markets or demographics, MVNOs are challenging operators for subscribers and margins.