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Cash discount

An incentive offered to purchasers of a firm's product for payment within a specified time period, such as ten days.

cash discount

a reduction in the total amount of money owed by a customer to a supplier in return for prompt payment. Cash discounts are offered by suppliers as a means of persuading customers to pay for their CREDIT purchases more quickly and thereby improve the supplier's CASH FLOW.

cash discount

see DISCOUNT.
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In this article, we address the BLE arguments and evidence that have been advanced in support of the claim that merely calling a certain practice a credit surcharge as opposed to a cash discount will affect consumer behavior in a predictable manner and, in particular, that assessing a credit surcharge instead of offering a cash discount will be more effective at leading consumers to pay for retail transactions with cash rather than credit.
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Customers who pay cash at the time of ordering will automatically receive a 3% Cash Discount when their cumulative account order totals $100 or more.
Hyundai is also offering free insurance and a ` 7,000 cash discount on its once best- selling model Santro.
462 percent perpetual non-cumulative preferred securities, the chance to tender their holdings for a cash discount.
The housebuilder is encouraging potential purchasers to visit sites in the region from Swansea to Abergavenny and offering mince pies and sherry for the adults and an advent calendar for every child plus a pounds 500 gift voucher towards either additional luxury upgrades in their new home or simply cash discount off the value.
In June 1998, the DPSC contracting officer (CO) notified contractors that audits of price warranty terms showed that the government was not afforded the same cash discount terms as the most favored customer.
Conversely, "Three Months Free" or "15 Issues for the Price of 12" isn't as effective as a cash discount for a new subscription.
To be sure, not all of the nation's chain or independent pharmacies participate in cash discount card programs.
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It's arranged over the phone (0990 77 44 22) in advance, so you can negotiate a cash discount with any car dealer or even make a private purchase.
The size and timing of the company's cash discount policy for prompt or early payment.