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Consumer durables

Consumer products that are expected to last three years or more, such as an automobile or a home appliance.

Durable Merchandise

Consumer products designed and intended to last longer than three years. Some examples of durable merchandise, such as cars, are expensive, while others, such as forks and knives, are not. Companies that produce durable merchandise can be volatile, as their profits fluctuate according to how often their customers need more of their products. Durable merchandise is also called consumer durables or durable goods.

consumer durables

consumer durables

CONSUMER GOODS such as television sets, motorcars and microwave ovens which yield satisfaction to consumers over relatively long periods of time rather than immediately. Consumer durables tend to be purchased infrequently by a consumer, and are generally expensive items which are often purchased on CREDIT terms. Compare CONSUMER NONDURABLES. See GOOD.

consumer durables

CONSUMER GOODS, such as houses, cars, televisions, that are ‘consumed’ over relatively long periods of time rather than immediately. See Fig. 158 (b) (PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE) for details of market penetration for a number of consumer durable products. Compare CONSUMER NONDURABLES.
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According to Gfk, the top five consumer durable products for Christmas 2006 will be: mobile phones, with expected monthly sales of over 3m units in December 2006, and an estimated spending of GBP167m; satellite navigation units, with estimated spending of over GBP80m, compared to GBP50m in 2005, and over 200,000 units sold; laptops, with estimated spending of GBP200m, compared to GBP177m in December 2005, and 300,000 units sold; MP3 players, with estimated sales of approximately 1m; as well as shavers.
In addition to the possibility of a break in confidence, we do not know how far the adjustment of the stocks of consumer durables and business capital equipment has come.
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5 April 2019 - CuraA[section sign]ao-based consumer durable products distributor Retail Holdings N.V.'s (OTC: RHDGF) indirect 54.1% owned subsidiary, Retail Holdings Asia B.V., has closed the sale of its entire equity interest in that company's subsidiary, Retail Holdings Bhold B.V., to a subsidiary of ArA[section sign]elik A.S., a member of the KoA[section sign] group of companies, Turkey, the company said.
22 March 2019 - Curacao-based consumer durable products distributor Retail Holdings N.V.'s (OTC: RHDGF) indirect 54.1% owned subsidiary, Retail Holdings Asia B.V., has entered into an agreement to sell its entire equity interest in that company's subsidiary, Retail Holdings Bhold B.V., to a subsidiary of Arcelik A.S., a member of the Koc group of companies, Turkey, the company said.

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