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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They are big-ticket items that we are spending money on guarding the assets because we have so many small ones, we don't have the focus on the large ones.
He emphasized that bundling small assets would enable these government agencies to allot their time and effort to going after big-ticket items.
The percentage of households that considered the current quarter as a favorable time to buy big-ticket items declined to 30.
Higher inflation and sluggish wage growth weighed on spending power, with the amount spent on big-ticket items - such as holidays and cars - falling at the fastest rate since December 2013.
The live auction will feature 17 big-ticket items ranging from getaways in Roatan, a Caribbean Bay Island, to a beer pedal party.
These are big-ticket items unlikely to be paid for by a penny on a pint.
Add up your assets, and don't include cars or other big-ticket items that depreciate.
Greater demand for big-ticket items has also been boosted by a wider availability of consumer credit and greater use of financial cards by the growing middle class.
RUSSIAN consumers have flocked to stores, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items as they looked to pre-empt price rises following the staggering fall in the value of the rouble over recent days.
Auto sales are a closely watched indicator of consumer demand, particularly for big-ticket items, and the industry accounts for roughly one-fifth of all US retail spending.
Sales of big-ticket items like art, jewelry and precious metals continued to stand out, posting a 6.
Coma the holidays, the big-ticket items naturally get the most attention and a lion's share of the budget.