Consumer Goods

  • (noun): Goods (as food or clothing) intended for direct use or consumption.

Some articles on consumer goods, goods, consumer:

Counterfeit Consumer Goods
... Counterfeit consumer goods (knock-offs in colloquial language) are by definition goods infringing the rights of a trade mark holder by displaying a trade mark which is either identical to ... The spread of counterfeit goods has become global in recent years ... (CIB) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), counterfeit goods make up 5 to 7% of world trade ...
Economic History Of Brazil - Import Substitution Industrialization, 1945-64
... import substitution, especially of consumer goods, with basic industries growing at significant but lower rates ... The 1974 to 1985 phase was highlighted by import substitution of basic inputs and capital goods and by the expansion of manufactured goods exports ... of import licensing, giving priority to imports of essential goods and inputs (fuels and machinery) and discouraging imports of consumer goods ...
Stalinism In Poland - Gierek Decade (1970–1980)
... upgrade Poland's production of export goods ... used to re-equip and modernize Polish industry, and to import consumer goods to give the workers more incentive to work ... could afford to buy cars, televisions and other consumer goods ...
Eastern Bloc Economies - Command Economy Elements - Heavy Industry Emphasis
... The Soviet Union made major progress in developing the country's consumer goods sector ... There were claims that producer goods were favored over consumer goods, causing consumer goods to be lacking in quantity and quality in the shortage economies that resulted ... prices widely diverged from the world prices, while production prices averaged 2% higher than consumer prices ...

Famous quotes containing the words goods and/or consumer:

    Note, besides, that it is no more immoral to directly rob citizens than to slip indirect taxes into the price of goods that they cannot do without.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    The misery of the middle-aged woman is a grey and hopeless thing, born of having nothing to live for, of disappointment and resentment at having been gypped by consumer society, and surviving merely to be the butt of its unthinking scorn.
    Germaine Greer (b. 1939)