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Consumer durables

Consumer products that are expected to last three years or more, such as an automobile or a home appliance.

Durable Merchandise

Consumer products designed and intended to last longer than three years. Some examples of durable merchandise, such as cars, are expensive, while others, such as forks and knives, are not. Companies that produce durable merchandise can be volatile, as their profits fluctuate according to how often their customers need more of their products. Durable merchandise is also called consumer durables or durable goods.

consumer durables

consumer durables

CONSUMER GOODS such as television sets, motorcars and microwave ovens which yield satisfaction to consumers over relatively long periods of time rather than immediately. Consumer durables tend to be purchased infrequently by a consumer, and are generally expensive items which are often purchased on CREDIT terms. Compare CONSUMER NONDURABLES. See GOOD.

consumer durables

CONSUMER GOODS, such as houses, cars, televisions, that are ‘consumed’ over relatively long periods of time rather than immediately. See Fig. 158 (b) (PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE) for details of market penetration for a number of consumer durable products. Compare CONSUMER NONDURABLES.
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NIPA and Adjusted Measures: GDP, Rates of Change, and Contributions to Growth, 1965 and 2014 NIPA measures Average Contribution 1965 2014 annual rate to GDP of change growth Billions of dollars Percent Gross domestic product 743.7 17,348.1 6.6 100.0 Personal consumption expenditures and investment 443.6 11,865.9 6.9 68.8 Personal consumption expenditures 443.6 11,865.9 6.9 68.8 Nondurables 163.3 2,668.2 5.9 15.1 Services 213.9 7,917.5 7.6 46.4 Housing 76.6 2,142.6 7.0 12.4 Services of consumer durables 0.0 0.0 n.a.
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