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non-price competition

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Definition of non-price competition in English:

noun

[mass noun] Economics
A form of competition in which two or more producers use such factors as packaging, delivery, or customer service rather than price to increase demand for their products.
Example sentences
  • This is particularly important in industries where firms do not compete primarily in terms of price, but instead engage in non-price competition, such a product quality competition.
  • In response to such non-price competition, many states passed Certificate of Need laws in the 1970s.
  • And advertising can also be a useful tool if you are engaged in non-price competition, for example where a small dominant group of sellers wants to artificially keep prices high by giving an impression of fierce competition.

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