profit squeeze

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Profit Squeeze

A decrease in revenue from one time period to the next, usually quarterly or annually. A profit squeeze may happen for any number of reasons. Examples include rising costs, changes in regulations, or more competition.
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profit squeeze

A reduction in earnings perhaps caused by a poor business climate, increased competition, or rising costs.
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