Non-Durable Good

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Non-Durable Good

A good that is intended to be used completely within three years. Examples of non-durable goods include office supplies, food, and newspapers. While they tend to be less expensive than durable goods, non-durable goods are a major subset of consumer goods.
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0%, followed by industries producing intermediate goods and industries producing non-durable goods with 29.
The slowdown in non-durable goods sales growth since the first quarter of 2012 can in all likelihood be ascribed to the lacklustre pace of job creation during the first half of 2012 and high--albeit decelerating--food and beverage price increases," said Engelbrecht.
In Springdale, job prospects appear best in non-durable goods manufacturing.
Durable goods manufacturing was on an upward trend, while non-durable goods held steady.
Household expenditure on non-durable goods and low-end durables should show modest but sustainable growth over the upcoming year.
Severe deterioration in real household income over the past year has forced families to substantially reduce spending on food, beverages, and other non-durable goods.
On average, non-durable goods account for the largest segments of the household budgets.
Slovakian producers of non-durable goods are in a position to benefit from growth in household income in 2004 and 2005.
GDP data on consumer spending for non-durable goods.
Productivity grew much more slowly in the non-durable goods industries, 3.
Manufacturers of both durable and non-durable goods said they plan to hire at the same pace they did in the third quarter of 2003.
2) Moreover, this paper shows that the time consistency problems in durable goods, non-durable goods and government planning models conceptually all originate from the same source, namely, the assumption of market power under intertemporal choice.