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big-ticket

mod. having to do with something expensive. In a survey taken last month, heads of families said they were unwilling to put big-ticket items at the bottom of their shopping lists.
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Three of ten men are single, and more than 80% of them make the sole or key big-ticket decisions in their households.
In turn, this feeling of added wealth combined with historically low interest rates stimulated an added willingness on the part of many consumers to not only spend more, but also, to buy more big-ticket items and take on the new debt associated with them.
The orgy of building reached its apogee in the 1990s, with big-ticket theme parks such as Gluck's Kingdom--a re-creation of medieval Germany that met a very Grimm ending in 2002--and Canadian World, which lasted for a mere seven years.
A company official said that the issuance of preferred shares, rather than outright equity, will allow Megawide to raise fresh funds for these big-ticket projects while better managing dilution.
one of Taiwan's leading contract manufacturers of notebook computers, has reportedly acquired big-ticket orders from Acer Inc.
If the councils want to spend it now or save up for a big-ticket item, that's their business, not the city's.
Since the Reagan days, a lot of liberals and progressives have decided that they stand no chance in big-ticket races.
Although there is a dislike of city life implicit in the creation of suburbs, classic suburbs actually strengthen the city as an institution because their residents all go to the city for work, big-ticket shopping, and recreation.
Blueport Commerce, the only e-commerce technology and services company that localizes big-ticket retail online, today announced the launch of a new e-commerce site for leading multi-channel furniture retailer The RoomPlace.
5 million equity financing contract has been closed by LendPro, a multi-lender retail finance platform used by home furnishings and other big-ticket retailers with Mobile Financial Partners.
InnoLux made the projection in the wake of the acquisition of big-ticket orders from such big names as Samsung Electronics and Vizio.
The Southland scored some big-ticket items in the bill, including $4.
24 /PRNewswire/ -- While consumers are still most interested in small-ticket, home electronics items, more of them are eyeing big-ticket entertainment offerings, such as home computers, home theater systems and high-definition televisions, according to Ipsos-Insight, the global survey-based marketing research firm.
It was not only the big-ticket retailers who felt the crunch of the strike.