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nondurable goods

[‚nän¦du̇r·ə·bəl ′gu̇dz]
(engineering)
Products that are serviceable for a comparatively short time or are consumed or destroyed in a single usage.
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Thus one cannot necessarily assume that non-durable good manufacturers do not have commitment or time consistency problems.
Global Non-Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers Market Report 2019 provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global non-durable goods merchant wholesalers market.
"Further testimony to the trying business conditions faced by non-durable goods retailers is the fact that the vast majority of the participants in the Ernst & Young / BER Retail survey reported that overall profitability levels slumped during the third quarter of 2012," said Engelbrecht.
In Springdale, job prospects appear best in non-durable goods manufacturing.
Productivity grew much more slowly in the non-durable goods industries, 3.1 percent, as output fell 0.8 percent and hours fell more, 3.8 percent.
Manufacturers of both durable and non-durable goods said they plan to hire at the same pace they did in the third quarter of 2003.
Nielsen gave the Michigan questionnaire to its Homescan consumer panel and found that purchasing changes lagged consumer attitude changes by nine months, the first such linkage concerning non-durable goods.
In conducting the survey Arthur Andersen contacted wholesale distributors from a broad array of durable and non-durable goods. The survey is being done in partnership with the National Association of Wholesale Distributors (NAW).
Orders for non-durable goods also showed a significant 1.1% increase in March after climbing by 0.8% in the previous month.
As regards goods, non-durable goods prices went up by 3.3%, while durable goods prices and semi-durable goods prices went down by 1.6% and 0.9%, respectively.
Trucks of Macedonian transporters taking non-durable goods from Turkey to Russia have been waiting on Russia' border for four days and are not likely to cross it soon, said Makedonija soobrakjaj--AMERIT.
Inventories of non-durable goods fell 0.6 percent, led by a 5.3 percent drop in petroleum, which reflected falling energy prices.