long-time trend

long-time trend

[¦löŋ ‚tīm ′trend]
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Finally, Hannaford sees a long-time trend - that toward soup being merchandised and promoted as a cold-weather food - ready to go away.
Using a PC-based solution with off-the-shelf components has been a long-time trend in the Industrial Automation (IA) industry, and the benefits that it has brought have been numerous.
The survey reaffirmed a long-time trend that physicians prefer their specialty or state society to a broader umbrella organization.
One is to take advantage of the growing popularity of pre-made sandwiches and the long-time trend of consuming sandwiches in the home.
The long-time trend of in-country consolidations and cross-border expansions has morphed into serious globalizations.
Finally, Hannaford sees a long-time trend -- that toward soup being merchandised and promoted as a cold-weather food -- ready to go away.