Increased consumer confidence and improved credit terms on high-ticket items
contributed to a more than 16 percent increase in auto sales during 2003.
"I would attribute our success to the high-ticket item
. I'm not sure we've been doing anything all that different, but we are in an exceptionally good market and those high-ticket items
are what have contributed to our sales figures."
As of late July, high-ticket items
were reportedly selling very well.
New cars have never been more accessible, tempting buyers away from high-ticket items
such as holidays and home improvements.
You'd sell millions of these high-ticket items
Arts and Antiques Magazine: Here are 179,567 upscale, direct mail-responsive subscribers with the discretionary income to purchase high-ticket items
. They have a median income of $164,000 and own collections valued, on average, at $135,900.
The purchase of high-ticket items
is still seriously limited by the fact that consumer and business loans are scarce.
What the stores in these locations lack in high-ticket items
, they make up by selling a larger volume of more modestly priced merchandise that justifies their top ten rents.
It doesn't define out very high-ticket items
for patients with HIV or undergoing chemotherapy, or for blood products, nutritional treatments, and antibiotics," says Madigan.
While decline in poundage is of concern, upscale, high-ticket items
make up for volume loss as dollar value of market keeps climbing.
Besides these larger, high-ticket items
, the gallery also sells smaller objects, such as a $25 box or a $50 turned bowl.
McCormick cites several reasons for these changes: * More emergency and specialty care - high-ticket items
- as managed care steers the less ill to outpatient settings.