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consumer

the end user of a final GOOD or SERVICE which is purchased to satisfy a personal consumption need. See BUYER BEHAVIOUR.

consumer

the basic consuming/demanding unit of economic theory In economic theory, a consuming unit can be either an individual purchaser of a good or service, a HOUSEHOLD (a group of individuals who make joint purchasing decisions) or a government. See BUYER.
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It was at this time that Senator Mark Hanna said: "The production of wealth in the United States is one-third larger annually than its consumption." Also a fellow-Senator, Chauncey Depew, said: "The American people produce annually two billions more wealth than they consume."
We found that labor could buy back with its wages only so much of the product, and that capital did not consume all of the remainder of the product.
No, labor consumes all of the total product that its wages will buy back.
The need to acquire more, buy more, possess more, consume more, however, has turned the majority of us into folks who solemnly believe that every ill, every evil, every dilemma has its solution in acquiring more, buying more, possessing more, and consuming more
Summary: Surat (Gujarat) (India), March 26 (ANI): Gujarat minister Ganpat Vasava has stirred a controversy by saying that Congress president Rahul Gandhi should be made to consume poison by his party workers to prove that he is a true devotee of Lord Shiva.
The nutritionist added that although the rotten tomatoes were cheaper, it was better to eat healthy tomatoes than to consume potential poison.
Newly-opened Dubai schools are likely to consume more energy and water than older schools while amall in Dubai consumes 57 per cent more energy than amall in the US.
Headlines ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 For Manila Water customers, an increase of P2.18 is expected for those who consume 10 cu.
Nine out of 10 Americans still consume more sodium than the currently recommended limits, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published on Jan.
went to buy drugs to consume and then they were to get ready to go clubbing.
New research suggests that people who take statins should also consume more whole grains.
with hashish to consume and consuming hashish and amphetamines himself.