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Upmarket

Describing products intended to appeal to upper class customers. For example, a designer handbag may be described as upmarket. Upmarket products are generally high quality.
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NEW VIEW An artist's impression of the site which will include 16 up-market homes
This is the inescapable logic of property-led regeneration - if 20% of the population has 80% of the income (in fact, our society is more unequal than that) then 80% of the shops will be up-market, and too expensive for most of us.
Other up-market Code models include the C2 and C3Pluriel.
Birmingham jewellery producers need to be more specialised and up-market.
Now, over 20 years later, it has become a permanent and more up-market home on the site of the former Anhalter Bahnhof (the station that was once Berlin's 'gateway to the south').
Having successfully introduced the concept of up-market Marinated and Fully Cooked Pork Loin Ribs to ready meal manufactures, Riverside Foods has launched a Belly Ribs alternative.
There was opportunity because Eaton's, one of two major full-line, up-market department store operators in Canada, entered a financial crisis and eventually went bankrupt.
Neighbours complain the 50-year-old lowers the tone of up-market Colinton, in Edinburgh, by leaving his 49-seater bus outside while he nips home for lunch.
UP-MARKET home-hunters' "bush telegraph" is working overtime to ensure houses in the most sought-after Edgbaston roads sell for pounds 500,000 to pounds 1,000,000 even before sale particulars are prepared.
Other stops include Dodi's apartment building on Park Lane, the royal jewelers Asprey's, the auctioneers Christie's, which sold Diana's dresses, and the up-market tailors Turnbull and Asser.
As noted in the study, "This tread can be expected to continue as timeshares move up-market and attract a more sophisticated consumer and one who has the disposable income to avoid high interest rates.
They need to focus on quality, keep costs down and attract members; they won't do so by being snobbish or charging up-market dues, or seeking compulsory accreditation .