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as·sort·ment

(ă-sōrt'ment),
In genetics, the relationship between nonallelic genetic traits that are transmitted from parent to child more or less independently in accordance with the degree of linkage between the respective loci.

assortment

/as·sort·ment/ (ah-sort´ment) the random distribution of nonhomologous chromosomes to daughter cells in metaphase of the first meiotic division.

as·sort·ment

(ă-sōrt'mĕnt)
In genetics, the relationship between nonallelic genetic traits that are transmitted from parent to child more or less independently in accordance with the degree of linkage between the respective loci.
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Local--Because the stores are each independently owned and operated, the management teams at the stores are able to carry assortments that are customized to the unique needs of their markets.
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Chukar debuted the holiday assortments this summer at the Las Vegas Market, the San Francisco Gift Show, and the Seattle Gift Show.
In a bid to get its same-store sales growth in the United States back on track, Walmart has boosted its product assortment and refocused on offering the lowest everyday prices.
These seven virtues will help you approach your assortments and all of your shopper marketing opportunities in ways that encourage both efficient and effective results - results that will pleasantly surprise you.
However, the report finds that retailers say their plans for the remainder of the year and into 2011 are to continue downsizing their mix and maintaining reduced assortments going forward.
Macy's has a large, extensive collection of products, and Bloomingdale's has a small, minimal assortment.
The optimization routine was utilized to determine the supposedly optimal assortments of size k (k = 2, 3, 4, and 5).
The assortment package offers the consumer the option of trying additional tea styles, without worrying about making a mistake and squandering an entire purchase.
Despite their size and national prominence, such retailers as the Limited Stores and The Gap have stuck with their original formulas of offering a small focused assortment in great depth.
With the new Assortment Intelligence tool, retailers can view, compare and analyze the overlap between their own and their competitors' assortments; identify competitors' products that they don't currently carry (but may wish to add); and identify products which they may currently carry exclusively (for which they could elect to command higher prices).
The award is made as a total award of both assortments or in each case according to the areas of Rostock, Stralsund and / or Schwerin as a total service (Example: allocation of assortment 1 and 2 as total allocation; Award assortment 1 and 2 for the area Rostock (or Stralsund or Schwerin).