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big-ticket item

A popular term for a relatively costly product or service.

BTIs (e.g., coronary artery bypass surgery) have a direct impact on healthcare costs since they are performed with much less frequency than “little-ticket” items.

big-ticket item

Managed care A popular term for an expensive therapeutic or diagnostic procedure
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This solution capitalizes on consumers increasing reliance on the Internet to help them make complex purchase decisions on big ticket items like cars and trucks," said Paula Tompkins, ChannelNet's CEO and Founder.
SHOPPERS shied away from clothing, footwear and big ticket items in May as the squeeze on consumer spending continued to hit UK retail sales.
Individual officers and citizens can't fix these big ticket items.
It blames the war and warmer weather for putting customers off buying big ticket items like new winter coats.
Higher than anticipated fourth quarter profits in the corporate sector, increased consumer confidence, an up-surge in home sales and a pent up demand for big ticket items are all indicative of a healthier economy, and when the economy is strong, rates go up," says Bitton, who notes that increases were most evident in long-term interest rates.
Retailers across all categories will need to become more aware of the female shopper and her impact on the business, as women make the bulk of travel purchases, consumer electronics purchases and other big ticket items," Deane noted.
This can be a particularly important factor for retailers of big ticket items such as jewelry," said Vince Talbert, vice president of marketing for I4 Commerce.
Big ticket items, along with high SKU counts of low cost accessories sourced directly from Asia, require an integrated approach to supply chain management and accurate visibility.
Take advantage of the section 179 deduction of up to $105,000 for fax machines, computers and other big ticket items.
World events slowed the travel business during the first half of the year, but the year has finished strong--especially for big ticket items like cruises and vacation packages," said AAA Travel Vice President Sandra Hughes.
These units include Installment Finance, which enable families to purchase big ticket items such as automobiles, appliances or computers, and pay fees in monthly installments; Consumer Loans, which include loan programs designed for specific demographic groups, such as students or newlyweds; Leasing Services to credit worthy companies; and New Technology investing services, for infusion of capital for fledgling companies with solid business models.