Definition of long tail in English:

long tail

Syllabification: long tail

noun

  • (In retail and marketing) used to refer to the large number of products that sell in small quantities, as contrasted with the small number of best-selling products.
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    • The rest are in the long tail of poor sellers.
    • Flattening the long tail affects which business models are viable.
    • There is a school of thought which holds that the long tail is actually worth more to output producers than is the short head.

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