market segment

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market segment

a part of a MARKET which has its own distinct customer profile and buyer characteristics such that, for MARKETING purposes, it can be targeted separately from other segments of the market. See MARKET SEGMENTATION, DIFFERENTIATED MARKETING STRATEGY, CONCENTRATED MARKETING STRATEGY, FOCUS, COMPETITIVE STRATEGY.
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Within agriculture one emerging market segment experiencing significant growth is the population of "country living" folks who choose to reside in the country as a lifestyle choice.
For any growth strategy, this means understanding the unmet customer need, understanding the size and changes expected in the market segments, and confronting the difficult issue of whether the company has the right unique Genuine Assets to execute on the strategy better than other companies.
4% year-over-year, reflecting a strong effort on IBM's part to gain share in this strongly contested market segment over time.
While other market segments are still struggling with negative or flat absorption, Stamford has absorbed more than half a million square feet of space in 1999.
The market segment specialization program--MSSP--is a new Internal Revenue Service auditing system that categorizes taxpayers by industry segment instead of by type of return or income level.
This globalization of key market segments is supported by the increasing activities of a select group of internationally active adhesive and sealant suppliers such as Henkel, Morton, H.
HP has computers in the top ten of all four market segments.
A survey of Fairfield County's four market segments showed:
The new TCMP will measure compliance by market segments in about 30 geographic regions, according to an IRS spokesperson.
Title: The UK Diagnostic Testing Market: Forecasts by Market Segment And Supplier Shares by Test
Three of the four market segments in the county had positive absorption and lower availability rates.
With nearly 676,000 square feet of space leased, the Westchester East segment had the highest leasing total of the five market segments in the county.