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Volume discount

A reduction in price based on the purchase of a large quantity.

Volume Discount

A decrease in the price for a product that occurs when the buyer acquires a particularly large quantity. A seller may offer a volume discount to entice buyers to conduct business with the seller. A volume discount reduces the profit that the seller makes on each, individual product, but it allows him/her to make a large sale quickly and receive the proceeds from it in short order.
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However, Michigan wholesalers fear that California wineries could undercut them and give volume discounts to larger wholesalers.
Gross margin declined from 37% during full year 2004 to 35% in the first half of 2005 due to raw material cost increases, exchange rates differences, volume discounts and, in particular, product mix effects.
Many firms struggle with how to cover the costs of investing in service for complex producers who demand volume discounts for products.
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For example, ALTA facilitated a fuel-purchasing consortium for Latin American and Caribbean carriers in Miami, enabling them to take advantage of volume discounts. It also worked with five of the region's airlines as they negotiated a joint price on carbon brakes for 767s.
(11) Along the same lines, volume discounts granted solely because of the size of the controlled group constitute passive association benefits and do not support an intercompany charge, that is, the subsidiary keeps the discount without having to pay anything to the parent.
He told Reuters that buying together would give airlines volume discounts. The chief executive also said that his former employer, Royal Dutch Shell, probably would not like the idea.